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Health Sciences (BS) / Master of Public Health (MPH)

​Interested students may apply to this combined degree program during the start of their Junior year at DePaul. The student will need to be a Health Sciences major in the Public Health Studies concentration with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5. Students must present a plan for their remaining quarters at DePaul to confirm that they can complete all degree requirements. ​ ​This program is limited to students pursuing the Community Health Practice concentration.

​Admission Requirements

​Students earning a bachelor’s degree from DePaul University must apply during their Junior year (>= 88 credit hours) and have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.50.

s now closed, and we are no longer accepting additional applications.​

Students applying to this program are required to submit the following:

  • DePaul University Transcript
  • ​A completed online application that includes responses to the following questions:
      • Your previous applied public health experience (250 words)
      • Your reasons for seeking an MPH degree in community health practice (250 words)
      • Your reasons for seeking an MPH degree from DePaul University (150 words)
      • Where you see yourself professionally in five years and a description of the type of work you will be doing (250 words)
      • What is unique about you that the admission committee should know (150 words)
  • Current résumé or curriculum vitae
  • ​Applicants may be asked to provide additional materials or to interview should the admissions committee require it.