Master of Public Health Program Application


To be admitted to the MPH graduate program, a student must hold a bachelor’s degree in a related field and have completed:

  • Two semesters of science (such as biology, chemistry, environmental science, anatomy, physiology, and physics)
  • One semester of college algebra or an equivalent course


  • Students must complete the graduate program application for admission into the MPH graduate program (available on the university website)
  • Applicants must submit official transcripts from all universities and colleges attended, including community colleges. Applicants should have an overall GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. (If you do not meet the minimum GPA requirements, it is possible to be admitted on a probationary status.)
  • Although not required, applicants coming directly from a baccalaureate program are strongly encouraged to take the GRE. A minimum combined score of 295 is preferred: 145 on the quantitative section and a 150 on the verbal section. (You can sign up for the GRE online ( as well as find out about testing centers and dates. If you have already taken the GRE, this site will allow you to request an official copy of your scores.)
  • All applicants must submit three letters of recommendation. These letters should be written by former professors and / or employers to highlight why you would do well in the MPG graduate program.


The University of Texas at Tyler
Graduate Admissions STE 345
3900 University Blvd
Tyler, TX 75799