2023-2024 Admission Requirements for the Graduate Major in Master of Public Health for Health Professionals

Admissions Requirements for the Graduate Major in Master of Public Health for Health Professionals


After exploring options and choosing a specific program, follow the steps on our University’s graduate application process:

Deadlines to apply

April 1, 2023

Admission Limited to


Exams & GRE Types

GRE: Not required

Letters of Recommendation

3, two from former professors and one from an employer; if no employer, three from former professors

UCLA-Wide Graduate Admissions Requirements

Degree-Specific Admissions Requirements

In addition to the University's minimum requirements and those listed above, all applicants are expected to submit a statement of purpose.

Health and allied professionals who are unable to pursue a degree program during their regular working hours may earn the MPH degree by completing coursework in extended weekend sessions during the academic year. Courses are taught by the faculty of the School of Public Health. The department of Community Health Sciences offers the M.P.H. for Health Professionals program with concentration in health promotion and health education.

Applicants are expected to fulfill the minimum overall requirements for admission to the MPH program. In addition, they must have at least three years of professional experience or the full-time equivalent in health.

Program Name

Master of Public Health for Health Professionals

This is a specialized weekend program for health professionals with three years' professional experience in health. Information regarding the Executive MPH and the full time MPH appear separately.

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