The Master Public Health Degree Program is an online, graduate program designed to meet the needs of individuals who hold a bachelor's degree and are interested in public health. Courses are offered through a web-based learning management system and can be taken on a full-time or part-time basis. Both degree and non-degree graduate educational opportunities are offered.
Applications are received and reviewed all year long, and students may enroll in the program at the beginning of any semester: fall, spring or summer. If prospective students wish to begin coursework during a particular semester, the following application deadlines apply.
Fall term - July 1st
Spring term - November 1st
Summer term - April 1st
View application instructions for the Master of Public Health Degree, Graduate Certificates, and Non-Degree Seeking options on the Graduate School Website.
Dual Baccalaureate and Master of Public Health Program
Eligible Mount Mary students may enroll in the Medical College of Wisconsin's (MCW) graduate public health courses prior to graduation from Mount Mary. Up to 15 credits of this graduate work may count towards both the undergraduate and graduate degrees. After graduation from Mount Mary, these students continue as graduate students at the Medical College of Wisconsin for approximately one additional year until they complete the Master of Public Health program.
- Mount Mary students majoring in any discipline may apply for this dual degree program in the spring semester of their junior year. Priority will be given to full-time students, although exceptions may be made for highly motivated part-time students with superior academic records.
- Applications are accepted online through the Medical College of Wisconsin.
- Application fee: waived.
- Successful completion of a minimum of 96 UG credits, including credits in progress; of those, a minimum of 20 must be completed at Mount Mary.
- Cumulative GPA: 3.3
- Three letters of recommendation from the following:
NOTE: No student will be admitted without a recommendation from Mount Mary.
- Faculty member or other academic reference
- Chair of undergraduate student's major program
- Academic affairs administration
- The Graduate Records Exam (GRE) is waived, however, students must have completed an upper-level writing course and have submitted a writing sample (e.g., research paper) from a course completed within the six months prior to application.
- Successful completion of the following courses:
- SYM 102 Composition II
- SEA 101 Search for Meaning
- One course in biology
- One course in behavioral science
- One upper-level writing course
- One course in statistics
For more information on this new program, please contact Cheryl Bailey, PhD, Dean, School of Natural and Health Sciences, 414-256-0160, or firstname.lastname@example.org.