Master of Public Health


The master of public health program at Elmhurst College welcomes applications from students who hold an undergraduate degree in any major. Please note that a basic course in Statistics (with a grade of 'C' or better) is a prerequisite to several courses within the program.

How to Apply
To apply for admission to the master of public health program, submit the following to the School for Professional Studies at Elmhurst College:

  • The application for admission. You may apply online, download the application (PDF), request an application by email or call (630) 617-3400 or (800) 697-1871.
  • Official transcripts from all graduate and undergraduate institutions you have attended.
  • Recommendations from three persons who can comment on the quality of your communication skills and on your ability to successfully complete graduate study.
  • A 1,000-word statement of purpose, describing the personal and professional goals that you intend to meet by completing a graduate program.
  • Your resume.

Additional Requirements for International Students
International students must also submit:

  • Official transcripts, in English, with a course-by-course evaluation of those transcripts by a foreign credentials evaluation agency.
  • Proof of English proficiency, as evidenced by a minimum score of 550 on the paper-based TOEFL, 213 on the computer-based test, or 79 on the Internet-based test.

Conditional Admission
In two circumstances, a student may be considered for conditional admission to graduate study.

  • A currently enrolled student may be conditionally admitted to graduate study to enable the student to prepare academically for graduate work as part of the student's undergraduate program, with the assurance of being eligible for admission to graduate study.
  • An applicant in need of program-specific prerequisites may be conditionally admitted to take these required courses at Elmhurst College with the assurance of being eligible for admission to graduate study.

Provisional Admission
A student may be considered for provisional admission if he or she can document admissibility to a program but is unable to present all required documentation for admission in a timely way.

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