Master of Public Health

Master of Public Health

Program Admission Requirements: 
(Application priority deadline: February 1; Final deadline: June 1) New Information

Admission to the graduate program in public health is based upon scholarship, letters of recommendation, and evidence of potential for success in a graduate program, including:

  • A minimum undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of  2.75

    Jodi Southerland
    MPH Coordinator

    (423) 439-4915

  • Satisfactory scores on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE)

The following exemptions may be made for the GRE: 

New Information Applicants who have earned a master's degree, medical degree or doctoral degree in the health sciences, or other applicable field from a regionally accredited U.S.  institution are not required to submit GRE scores; 

New Information
Official scores from the GMAT taken within the last 5 years may be submitted in lieu of the GRE.


The exemption does not apply to graduates of foreign institutions. All applicants who are graduates of foreign institutions are required to submit GRE scores. 

For additional information, please contact the Interim MPH Program Coordinator, Dr. Jodi Southerland.  You may also contact the respective graduate program housing your concentration of interest. 

The College of Public Health will continue to review applications submitted up to the final deadline.  Students are admitted for the following fall semester.  Applicants to this program are required to use the online Schools of Public Health Application Service (SOPHAS) which can be accessed at  

*NOTE: When applying to SOPHAS, please use the ETSU College of Public Health GRE code: 7333.

Students who are accepted to the ETSU MPH program will also need to send transcripts directly to the ETSU School of Graduate Studies.


The Master of Public Health degree has concentrations in:

The following Dual Degree programs are also available: 


The leadership skills that were presented and taught during my graduate courses have been applicable and beneficial to making me a successful leader in a present Healthcare environment.  My decision making skills, coaching mindset, and time management skills were all enhanced during my education.

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