Admission Requirements for International Peace and Conflict Resolution, MA and Public Health, MPH
Dual degree candidates must be admitted to each of the programs in order to enroll in the dual degree program.
- Currently accepting applications.
The following program-specific requirements must be met:
- A graduate application including a personal statement, to be completed online.
- A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with a recommended GPA of 3.0 or better.
- One official transcript from each college, university or professional school attended. Transfer credits included on a transcript must include grades earned; if not, an official transcript from the original school must be submitted. Transcripts must be sent from the issuing school in a sealed envelope and contain the appropriate signatures and seals to be considered official.
- Three letters of recommendation. The letters must be of a professional not personal nature. At least two recommendations must be from a professor and one from a health professional.
- Knowledge of the Public Health profession through work or volunteer experience recommended.
- An interview with the IPCR department by invitation only.
- International applicants should visit Graduate Admissions for detailed information on admission requirements and application procedures. TOEFL/IELTS results are required for all students for whom English is a second language or who have not earned degrees or diplomas from post-secondary institutions in English-speaking countries (e.g. the United States, Canada, England, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand). A course-by-course evaluation of all transcripts by an independent evaluation service based in the United States also is required.
Find information about tuition and fees for the dual degree program.
Financial aid is available to assist qualified students in covering tuition and related expenses, as well as living costs. Upon review for admission, students automatically will be reviewed by the academic department for a limited number of merit scholarships. Additionally, students can apply to receive up to $20,500 annually through the Federal Direct Stafford Loan at a fixed interest. In addition to the Stafford Loan, students can choose to borrow either a Federal Direct Graduate PLUS Loan or a private alternative student loan to cover remaining expenses. Graduate assistantships also may be available to those who qualify. Find information on financial aid and how to apply.