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Degree Requirements

Candidates for the Master of Public Health degree must complete 42 credit hours in accordance with the prescribed course of study and maintain an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher. At this time, MPH, offers one concentration, Health Education and Promotion.

Admissions Requirements

To be eligible for admission to the MPH degree program, you must:

  • Hold a bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university
  • Have a cumulative GPA indicative of success in graduate school, generally 3.0 or greater on a 4.0 scale
  • GRE scores indicative of success in graduate school (currently waived due to COVID-19)
  • The deadline to submit an application and to complete the online application package for fall 2023 consideration is August 11, 2023.

Application Process

  • Submit a completed online application, including official transcripts, the required Essay of Intent/Personal Statement, CV/Resume, and two recommendation forms from academic and/ or professional references.
  • Arrange to have your official transcript(s) sent directly from all previously attended colleges and universities
  • Coursework taken at foreign institutions must be evaluated for U.S. institution equivalence by an approved National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) organization used by Wingate University. We recommend World Education Services, Inc. & SpanTran for evaluation and University Language Services for translation.
  • International students whose first language is not English should ask the TOEFL or IELTS testing agency to send us your scores.

How to send your transcripts:

Physically mailing to Wingate:

Wingate University MPH 
Attn: Mr. Randy M.B. Taylor
PO Box 159
Wingate, NC 28174

Sending via National Student Clearinghouse:

"Wingate University Graduate Admissions"

Sending via Parchment:

"Wingate University Admissions"

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* The MPH program is 100% online. F1 visa international students, per federal regulations, cannot be granted visas for online degrees. International students who are NOT seeking entry into the U.S. on an F1 student visa may apply to the MPH ONLINE program.

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