Graduate Admission

Application Process and Requirements for Admissions

Please print this page for detailed instructions: Application Instructions.

Incoming students are required to meet the following admission requirements:

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education with at 3.0 minimum GPA.
  • Current Graduate Record Exam (GRE) scores (taken in the last 5 years) or a MPH GRE Waiver Request form.
  • Official transcripts for each university attended (uploaded to online admissions system).
  • Three references with at least one from a former faculty; the others from employers and/or colleagues.

International students are required to first contact the International Student and Scholar Services office (http://isss.nmsu.edu/) isss@nmsu.edu or 575-646-2834 before proceeding with the application and admissions process.

TOEFL or IELTS score must be submitted and minimum score must be met before an admission decision can be rendered. Requirements can be found here: http://nmsu.smartcatalogiq.com/en/2014-2015/Graduate-Catalog/General-Information/Admission/International-Student-Application-for-Admission.

FALL AND SPRING APPLICATION DEADLINES:

  • MPH On-campus – November 15 and February 15
  • MPH Online – January 15 and March 15
  • PH Certificate – March 15

Please be advised that you are required to attend a mandatory MPH student orientation at the Las Cruces campus, typically the Friday before classes start.

For specific information on the details of the Master of Public Health Programs, contact graduate coordinator Dr. Joe Tomaka via email (tomaka@nmsu.edu) or phone (575-646-3525), or contact our online graduate coordinator Dr. Sue Forster-Cox via email (sforster@nmsu.edu) or phone (575-646-2183).

Tuition and Fees information

 

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