Congratulations–we’re excited to have you!

Congratulations on your acceptance to DMU – we know you're excited to join us!
As you prepare for the year ahead, we've put together some resources to help get you started.

  • Seat deposit

    Submit your seat deposit and outstanding requirements form by the deadlines listed on your DMU Admissions Account.

  • Faculty Advisor

    Each student is assigned a faculty advisor to assist as a resource for degree planning, registration, career guidance and policy questions. Within several weeks of receiving your personal DMU email address, your advisor will contact you via your DMU email account to begin discussing registration planning.

  • Connect on social media

    Be sure to use #DMUBOUND in your social media posts to connect with your classmates

  • Credentials

    Pulse is the university’s intranet system which provides much of the necessary information for your success as a DMU student, including program announcements, policy information and the student handbook. D2L is the learning management system used for all courses.

    Prior to registration for the term to which you have been admitted, your accounts will be activated and login instructions will be emailed to you regarding your DMU email account and the Pulse and D2L systems.

  • Next steps

    Registration - You will receive information regarding course registration when you consult with your faculty advisor.

Welcome to the Department of Public Health Network!

Our students are part of a connected and empowered community of online students. Our faculty and staff are excited to help you succeed and grow as students and health care professionals.

Megan Knox, Master of Public Health

“The opportunities provided to me through DMU were incomparable to colleagues of mine who obtained their M.P.H. elsewhere. The program and faculty are incredible. I felt so fortunate to have experienced the program.”

Megan Knox, M.P.H. alumna

Disability Services: Des Moines University welcomes qualified candidates with disabilities who meet the technical standards of the program, with or without reasonable accommodations. If you are a candidate with a disability who requires reasonable accommodations to reasonably access the curriculum and educational services offered at DMU, please contact the Accommodations and Educational Support Specialist in the Center for Educational Enhancement in person, by phone (515-271-4452) or by email (accommodations@dmu.edu). Accommodations are not determined by faculty. Accommodations are not provided retroactively.  Candidates who require accommodations are directed to register with the Accommodations and Educational Support Specialist as far in advance of the start of the program as possible.

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