2024-2025 Admission Requirements for the Graduate Major in Community Health Sciences MPH

Admissions Requirements for the Graduate Major in Community Health Sciences MPH


APPLYING

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

Deadlines to apply

December 1, 2023

Applications received after this date have reduced opportunities for admission and financial aid.

Admission Limited to

Consult department.

Exams & GRE Types

GRE: Not required

Students seeking a dual degree option must consult with the other program regarding testing requirements for consideration of an application for admission.

Letters of Recommendation

3, two from former professors and one from an employer; if no employer, three from current or 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 the program application through the Schools of Public Health Application Service (SOPHAS).

Prior academic or professional experience in public health or a related field is not required as a condition of admission. Applications are reviewed by the department that corresponds with the concentration offered by the program. Applicants requiring assistance in deciding on a concentration should speak either to a department administrator or to staff in the Student Services Office.

The Community Health Sciences concentration has no additional admissions requirements.

Articulated degree admissions requirements:

Latin American Studies, M.A./Public Health, M.P.H.

The articulated degree program in Latin American Studies and Public Health with concentration in Community Health Sciences has no additional admissions requirements except those that are noted above. Applicants are required to satisfy the admission requirements of both programs, and students must meet all requirements of both programs to be awarded the degrees. Applicants interested in the articulated program should contact the Latin American Studies program and the Student Affairs Office in the School of Public Health.

Medicine, M.D./Public Health, M.P.H.

The articulated degree program in Medicine and Public Health with a selected concentration in Community Health Sciences has no additional admissions requirements except those that are noted above. Applicants are required to satisfy the admission requirements of both programs, and students must meet all requirements of both programs to be awarded the degrees. Applicants interested in this articulated program should contact the School of Medicine and the Student Affairs Office in the School of Public Health. UCLA medical students apply for admission to the School of Public Health in the fall quarter of their second year.

Concurrent degree admissions requirements:

African Studies, M.A./Public Health, M.P.H.

The concurrent degree in African Studies and Public Health with a concentration in Community Health Sciences has no additional admissions requirements. Applicants are required to satisfy the admission requirements of both programs, and students must meet all requirements of both programs to be awarded the degrees. Applicants interested in this concurrent program should contact the African Studies program and the Student Affairs Office in the School of Public health.

Asian American Studies, M.A./Public health, M.P.H.

The concurrent degree program in Asian American Studies and Public Health with a concentration in Community Health Sciences has no additional admissions requirements. Applicants are required to satisfy the admission requirements of both programs, and students must meet all requirements of both programs to be awarded the degrees. Applicants interested in this concurrent program should contact the Department of Asian American Studies and the Student Affairs Office in the School of Public Health.

Law, J.D./Public Health, M.P.H.

The concurrent degree program in Law and Public Health with a selected concentration in Community Health Sciences has no additional admissions requirements except those that are noted above. Applicants are required to satisfy the admission requirements of both programs, and students must meet all requirements of both programs to be awarded the degrees. Applicants interested in this concurrent program should contact the School of Law and the Student Affairs Office in the School of Public Health.

Social Welfare, M.S.W./Public Health, M.P.H.

The concurrent degree program in Social Welfare and Public Health with a concentration in Community Health Sciences has no additional admissions requirements. Applicants are required to satisfy the admission requirements of both programs, and students must meet all requirements of both programs to be awarded the degrees. Applicants interested in this concurrent program should contact the Department of Social Welfare and the Student Affairs Office in the School of Public Health.

Urban Planning, MURP./Public Health, M.P.H.

The concurrent degree program in Urban and Regional Planning and Public Health with a concentration in Community Health Sciences has no additional admissions requirements. Applicants are required to satisfy the admission requirements of both programs, and students must meet all requirements of both programs to be awarded the degrees. Applicants interested in this concurrent program should contact the Department of Urban and Regional Planning and the Student Affairs Office in the School of Public Health.

Program Name

Community Health Sciences MPH
(Community Health Sciences)

Information regarding the Executive MPH and the MPH for Health Professionals appear separately.

Leading to the
degree of

M.P.H.

Major Code

00HX

Address

A1-269 CHS
Box 951772
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1772

Phone

(310) 825-8314

Email

chssao@ph.ucla.edu

Website

chs.ph.ucla.edu/