Applicants must apply online and submit all required materials to complete their file. All completed applications will be reviewed following each posted deadline, and new students are admitted each fall, spring and summer.
Individuals may also consider applying to enroll in select courses for professional development.
If SOPHAS is not able to complete the processing of your file by the deadline your file will not be considered for that term. SOPHAS processing can take up to four weeks after a completed application is submitted.
Applicants must apply through the Schools of Public Health Application Service (SOPHAS), our centralized application service partner. All documents may be submitted through your SOPHAS online application. As transcripts and test scores may take several weeks to process, it is strongly recommended that you begin your application early.
In addition to your online application, you must submit:
For those with degrees completed outside the U.S., please review the information for international students regarding transcript evaluation requirements.
The GRE requirement will be waived for the following:
Applicants with degrees completed in languages other than English must submit TOEFL scores to be considered for admission. Applicants may be exempt from the TOEFL requirement if they can submit documentation from their institution’s registrar verifying the primary language of course delivery was English. Please use the TOEFL code 5688 when completing your application. TOEFL scores will then automatically be included in the SOPHAS application.
Applicants must compose a professional resume or CV and upload to the SOPHAS application.
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Each application is reviewed by our admissions committee. The committee reviews applications for evidence of the applicant’s intent and purpose in pursuing the degree, work/volunteer/leadership experience and past academic performance.
If you have any questions, contact:
DMU – MPH Admission
3200 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50312
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