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Medical College of Wisconsin MPH Program Application Information

The Master of 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.

Application Deadlines

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. Application deadlines for each term are below:

Fall term - July 1
Spring term - November 1
Summer term - April 1

Application Instructions

View application instructions for the Master of Public Health Degree, Graduate Certificates, and Non-Degree Seeking options on the Graduate School Website. The GRE is not required for admission to the MPH program.

Dual Baccalaureate and Master of Public Health Program

Mount Mary University logoEligible 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:
    • Faculty member or other academic reference
    • Chair of undergraduate student's major program
    • Academic affairs administration
    • NOTE: No student will be admitted without a recommendation from Mount Mary.
  • 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