Master of Public Health

We are currently accepting applications for Fall 2020.

This program has one cohort a year that begins every Fall semester. 

Fall 2020 Application Deadlines

Applications for the Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) are accepted on an annual basis.

  • Early Decision: March 1, 2020 
  • Regular Decision: June 1, 2020
  • Late applications will be considered based on space available.

Students who desire to apply for the Master of Public Health degree come from a wide range of professions and academic disciplines. However, they must have a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university by the time they enroll in the program. The admission committee’s decisions are based on an overall profile consisting of academic ability, appropriate personal and professional conduct, and commitment to the field of public health. 

Application Instructions

Applicants must submit all of the items listed below. Applications will be considered upon receipt of all materials. 

  • APPLICATION: A completed Application for Graduate Admission with a $50 non-refundable application fee. Credit card, check or money order made payable to Rollins College.
  • TRANSCRIPTS: Official transcripts from the bachelors or master’s degree granting college or university institution. An undergraduate GPA of 3.0+ is recommended. Official electronic transcripts may be sent to
  • TEST SCORES: Current (within the last five years) official test scores from one of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or Medical College Admission Test (MCAT). A score above the 50th percentile is preferred. Applicants can request a waiver for the GRE/MCAT based on professional or educational experience. NOTE: Applicants who have already earned a master's degree or doctoral degree are exempt from the standardized test score requirement.  
  • RECOMMENDATION LETTERS: Three (3) letters of recommendation are required to be submitted via the online application process. Please identify professional and/or academic supporters who know you and can appraise your ability to pursue a graduate degree in this area. Recommendation letters are confidential and will be received electronically via the online application.
  • STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: A Statement of Purpose essay of two to three (2-3) pages clarifying your expectations for your MPH graduate studies and why you believe this program is the right fit for you. This essay should be typed and double-spaced submitted via a Word or PDF document through the online application. 
  • RESUME: A current resume reflecting current position and/or volunteer experience submitted through the online application.
  • INTERVIEW: An interview with the program director may be required as part of the application process. An admissions representative will contact you to schedule your interview after all other requirements have been met.


  • We require all applicants whose first language is not English to adequately demonstrate English competency as part of the application process.  Students may demonstrate competency by submitting scores from TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language), IELTS (International English Language Testing System), or DET (Duolingo English Test).  A score of 550 (PBT), 213 (CBT), 80 (IBT) on the (TOEFL), an overall band score of a 6.5 or higher on the (IELTS) to indicate adequate proficiency or 110 or higher on the DET.
  • Students who are not American citizens must demonstrate appropriate permanent resident or visa status.  Only full-time student status qualifies students for an F1 Visa.
  • Any student that submits a foreign college/university transcript is responsible for having these transcripts sent through an evaluation service for translation.  Josef Silny and Associates, Inc. and WES may be used for evaluation services.


If you have questions about the Graduate Studies admission process, please contact:

Phone: 407-646-2037

Graduate Studies in Public Health
Rollins College | 
Hamilton Holt School
1000 Holt Avenue – 2725
Winter Park, FL 32789 


Applications for admission are considered on the basis of the qualifications of each applicant without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status. Rollins College is an equal opportunity institution that adheres to a non-disciplinary policy with respect to employment, enrollment, and programs.