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Public Health Advantage

What are the benefits?

  • Earn a four-year bachelor's and a two-year master's degree in just five years on this accelerated track.
  • You'll have a competitive edge in the public health/healthcare workforce by holding dual degrees.
  • Once you graduate, you'll be able to sit for the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) exam.
  • Community-based laboratory learning

Once you’ve enrolled in Wingate’s bachelor’s program, you can apply to 4+1 the semester before starting your senior year (typically spring of junior year). Application deadlines are April 1 and Nov. 1. Admission criteria for early entry into the master’s program:

  • Complete a minimum of 90 credit hours by end of junior year.
  • GPA of 3.25 or higher on public health major coursework as identified in the Academic Catalog.
  • Able to articulate Statement of Intent for enrolling.
  • GRE is waived for Wingate University Bachelor's of Science in Public Health students

Use the button below to apply to Wingate and indicate your interest in the Public Health Advantage Program by selecting "Pre-Public Health" as your intended course of study.


Explore the Master of PUblic Health program


Suzie Wolf
(704) 233-8187