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

Admissions Requirements for the Graduate Major in Health Management 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.Applicants 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 Health Management concentration has no additional admissions requirements.

An accelerated one-year option is available for applicants with prior doctoral-level training (MD, JD, PhD, or equivalent). The exact length of the program and the nature of the placement, if any, depend on the student's background.

Articulated degree admissions requirements:

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

The articulated program in Medicine and Public Health with a concentration in Health Management 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:

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

The concurrent degree program in Law and Public Health with a concentration in Health Management 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.

Management, M.B.A./Public Health, M.P.H.

The concurrent degree program in Management and Public Health with a concentration in Health Management 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 School of Management and the Student Affairs Office in the School of Public Health.

Program Name

Health Management MPH
(Health Policy and Management)

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

Leading to the
degree of

M.P.H.

Major Code

00I0

Address

31-236A CHS
Box 951772
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1772

Phone

310-825-7863

Email

apark@ph.ucla.edu

Website

hpm.ph.ucla.edu