Fall – March 15 (Applications must be complete by December 15 for priority scholarship consideration.)
Individuals interested in applying to this program should submit their application and supporting documents through SOPHAS, a general online application for Schools of Public Health. A graduated fee is charged for this application, depending on the number of accredited schools to which you apply.
Two (2) recommendations
Prior academic records:
Transcripts are required from all colleges and universities attended, whether or not credit was earned, the program was completed, or the credit appears as transfer credit on another transcript. Transcripts must be forwarded to SOPHAS in their original sealed envelopes directly from the institution.
Statement of purpose:
In no more than 1500 words, state your purpose in undertaking graduate study in your chosen field. Include your academic objectives, research interests, and career plans. Also discuss your related qualifications, including collegiate, professional, and community activities, and any other substantial accomplishments not already mentioned in the application.
The Committee reviews your Statement of Purpose to determine your motivation for pursuing a career in public health.
International applicants only:
Please review International Applicant Information carefully for details on required documents, earlier deadlines for applicants requiring an I-20 GW, and English language requirements. Detailed documentation needed for this program is available here.
PLEASE NOTE that all programs in the Milken Institute School of Public Health require the following minimum English language test scores for admission:
Supporting documents not submitted online should be mailed to:
Office of Admissions
Milken Institute School of Public Health
950 New Hampshire Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20052
The following requirements must be fulfilled: 36 credits, including 17 credits in core courses, 10 credits in program-specific courses, 3 credits in elective courses, and a 6-credit internship.
|An undergraduate course in exercise physiology must be completed, with a minimum grade of B, prior to beginning the program.|
|EXNS 6202||Advanced Exercise Physiology I|
|EXNS 6203||Advanced Exercise Physiology II|
|EXNS 6207||Psychological Aspects of Sport and Exercise|
|EXNS 6208||Physical Activity: Physiology and Epidemiology|
|PUBH 6002||Biostatistical Applications for Public Health|
|PUBH 6619||Fundamentals of Nutrition Science|
|PUBH 6080||Pathways to Public Health|
|EXNS 6220||Power Training for Sports Performance|
|EXNS 6221||Science and Theory of Training|
|EXNS 6222||Current Topics in Strength and Conditioning|
|EXNS 6223||Biomechanical Analysis|
|3 credits in course(s) approved by the program director.|
|EXNS 6233||Graduate Internship|
|Successful completion of a comprehensive examination is required.|
This program is primarily delivered online.
- Graduate credit requirement: 36 graduate credits
- Course requirements: successful completion of core and program specific courses
- Grade point requirement: 3.0 (B average) overall grade-point average
- Time limit requirement: the degree must be completed within five years
- Transfer credit policy: up to 12 graduate credits that have not been applied to a previous graduate degree may be approved for transfer to the MSES. Courses need to have been taken within the past three years from an accredited institution with a grade of B or above to be considered.