Many master’s programs in public health like to keep things traditional when it comes to admission requirements. The admissions committee wants to see a bachelor’s degree in a related subject area, a minimum GPA, a few references, experience in the field, and that typical final point: the GRE score.
The Graduate Record Examination has long been the most common standardized test for those planning to enter graduate school. However, given that more and more mid-career public health professionals are seeking advanced degrees – and they’re pretty far removed from their undergraduate programs – standardized tests like the GRE are becoming less and less important. In fact, some high-quality MPH programs, both campus and online, now waive the GRE score requirement. Let’s take a look at these 2020 online MPH programs with no GRE.
Types of Online MPH Programs with No GRE
Why do schools offer the very important MPH with no GRE requirement attached? There are several reasons for this, as evidenced by the application requirements. Here’s what to expect from a school that doesn’t require the GRE.