Public Health

Supported Degree Objectives


  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Master of Health Administration (MHA) - Online
  • Master of Public Health (MPH)
  • Master of Science (MS)
  • Healthcare Leadership Graduate Certificate - Online
  • Healthcare Operations Graduate Certificate - Online
  • Healthcare Quality Improvement Graduate Certificate - Online
  • Non Degree

Required Supporting Documents


English Proficiency Requirements


Program Requirements


  • Doctoral and Master's Degree

    • Cumulative Grade Point Average from most recently conferred undergraduate, graduate, or professional degree:
      • 3.0 or equivalent (A=4.0)
  • Master of Public Health: Graduate

    • Cumulative Grade Point Average from most recently conferred undergraduate, graduate, or professional degree:
      • 3.0 or equivalent (A=4.0)
  • Master of Public Health: Combined (4+1) Degree

    • Cumulative Grade Point Average from most recently conferred undergraduate, graduate, or professional degree:
      • 3.5 or equivalent (A=4.0)
    • Applicants will follow the Fall admissions deadline requirements and apply in the Spring of their junior year. Students who do not meet the fall deadline requirements can apply to begin the 4+1 in the spring of their senior year.
  • Master of Public Health: Dual Degree Track (PhD/MS/MA + MPH)

    • Any applicants wishing to pursue both a PhD/MS/MA and an MPH must apply to both programs separately. Applicants may apply at the same time they apply for their other degree objective or at any time within their current graduate degree studies.

Application Deadlines



  • Doctoral and Master’s

  • Fall Spring Summer
    December 1 Special Cases Only Special Cases Only
  • Residential MPH

  • Fall Spring Summer
    February 1-May 1* October 1 No Entry

  • *International and domestic applicants applying for fall admissions are highly encouraged to submit their applications by February 1st for the first round of admissions.

  • Online MPH/MHA/Graduate Certificate

    • Your start date depends on when you apply, but Purdue University offers three starts per year for this program: Spring (January), Summer (April/May), and Fall (August).

  • Online MPH/MHA

  • Fall  Spring  Summer 
    July 22 December 1 April 1

Program Contact Information


Additional Information


  • Residential MPH (traditional 2 years) applicants will need to submit an application through SOPHAS to be considered for those degree tracks.
Purdue West Lafayette campus