Master of Public Health Program

Admissions - Domestic Students

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Admissions - International Students


Admissions for Students Graduating from US Institutions

The Master of Public Health (MPH) Program accepts students for Fall and Spring semesters. Applications are processed until the beginning of August each year for fall admission and until the beginning of January each year for spring admission. However, it is highly recommended to apply to the program as early as possible to ensure processing in time for the start of the semester.

Applicants must apply through the UToledo Slate program and pay a Graduate Application Fee of $45. All required documents must be submitted electronically.


MPH majors  

100% Online Program

Hybrid Programs (Courses offered in-person and online)



  • An earned bachelor’s degree from an accredited US institution

 Grade Point Average (GPA)

  • Regular admission: GPA ≥ 3.0 (on 4.0 scale) required.
  • Provisional admission may be offered for applicants with 2.7 < GPA < 3.0.
    • Provisionally admitted students can register for 12 credit hours in the program and if no grades lower than a B (3.0) are earned then the student is moved into regular status.
    • NOTE: federal financial aid is not available for provisionally admitted students

Foundation Courses (required undergraduate courses)

  • All majors
    • College-level math and social sciences
  • Environmental and Occupational Health
    • Biological science (e.g., biology, biochemistry, anatomy, physiology, etc.), general chemistry, organic chemistry, and physics
  • Public Health Epidemiology
    • Biological science (e.g., biology, biochemistry, anatomy, physiology, etc.)

The following materials must be submitted by all applicants:

Official Transcripts

  • Official transcripts from all institutions where any undergraduate or other courses, including any graduate degrees, must be uploaded into the Slate system.  We do not accept hard copies.

Letters of Recommendation

  • At least three letters of recommendation are required.
  • Two of these three letters must be from someone having a graduate degree. The credentials of the writer must be included in the recommendation letter.


  • A current resume must be uploaded

Statement of Purpose

  • A Statement of Purpose indicating why the applicant wants to pursue the MPH program must be uploaded.
  • Applicants can also use this statement to explain any discrepancies in their academic record.

Questions about the application process can be sent to

Last Updated: 8/7/23