Applying to Simmons’ Online MPH Program

Our online Master of Public Health program is designed for driven professionals who want to promote health equity among communities at local, national, and global levels.

To be considered for admission, applicants must have completed:

  • A bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • At least one college-level math course (statistics preferred) with a course grade of B or higher

Factors such as work experience, volunteer endeavors, and undergraduate coursework in health or social sciences, while not required for acceptance into the program, can add value to an application.

Our admission committee reviews applications holistically, evaluating each candidate’s ability, aptitude, and potential for academic success in the program and professional success upon graduation. For this reason, GRE scores are not required to apply.

Applicants must submit the following:

  • Current résumé
  • Application essay
  • Transcripts from all postsecondary institutions
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • TOEFL or IELTS scores, if applicable
  • Nonrefundable application fee of $75

Request more information to get started on your application today.

Request More Information

Application Fee Waivers

Those who apply by the priority application deadline will receive a reduced application fee of $45. The early action deadline for the October 2020 cohort is Friday, May 1, 2020.

Because Simmons values service to our country and communities, application fee waivers are available for applicants affiliated with nonprofit organizations such as: City Year, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and Teach for America, as well as military personnel, veterans, and their spouses. Please contact an admission counselor to request instructions for obtaining the fee waiver.

Upcoming Cohorts and Deadlines

The next MPH@Simmons cohort is

October 2020

Priority Application Deadline:

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Final Application Deadline:

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Classes Begin:

Monday, October 5, 2020

Prepare to Join the MPH@Simmons Community

Receive more information and connect with an admission counselor by completing the brief form above.

Request More Information