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Master of Public Health Degree Admissions

Admission to any graduate degree program is granted by the Dean of the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences upon the recommendation of the GSBS Admissions Committee and the Department of Public Health/MPH Program Faculty. The applicant must be in good standing with the school last attended. Only students who have submitted completed applications will be considered for admission.  

Master of Public Health Admissions Requirements

Prerequisites for Admission: See the GSBS website for a complete list of admission requirements.

1. A bachelor's degree or the equivalent from an accredited college or university.

2. The applicant must provide transcripts from all institutions attended.

3. Official GRE scores.

4. Two (2) letters of recommendation, which must be from former faculty or administrators who are familiar with the scholastic abilities of the applicant. In the case of an applicant who is coming to us from a practice setting, one of the letters may be from an employer.

5. Submit a written essay through the online application. The essay should describe past experience as it relates to the applicant's interest in public health, career goals, purpose for applying to the program, and how the program will serve future goals.

6. A personal interview may be requested.


Admissions Process and Instructions

To apply for admission to Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Master of Public Health program, applicants are required to complete the online application. Applications are received online through the Online Admissions Application.

Deadline for Fall 2016 applications is June 1st for international students and July 1st for domestic students.

Falsification of application information will void admission to Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. All sections of the online application must be completed, and it must be submitted prior to the application closing date, which can be found on the website listed



Scholarship opportunities and applications for the Master of Public Health Program may be viewed on the Scholarships page.


md/mph admissions

Medical students interested in the MD/MPH dual degree program must submit an application to both programs. The TMDSAS application will not be accepted by the GSBS.  Note that the deadline for applications may differ for each program. Please be aware of this and meet all deadlines for each program.