The Master of Public Health (MPH) is awarded by the Graduate College. It is a nonthesis degree. Iowa also offers Combined Degree Programs in Public Health (including an MPH/JD, MPH/MD, and an MPH/PharmD).

Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet the Admission Requirements of the Graduate College and the department offering the degree program (review the department's web site or the General Catalog for departmental requirements).

  • Applicants must have earned a Bachelor's or a professional degree
  • The minimum grade point average requirement for admission to the MPH program is 3.00
  • English proficiency requirement, which can be found here
Estimated Cost of Attendance

Tuition and fees vary by degree program and the type of student you are.

Application Deadlines
  • Fall semester—May 1
  • Spring semester—Nov. 1*
  • Summer session—April 1 (March 1 for practicing veterinarians)

* Note that only combined degree applications are accepted for the spring semester (i.e. JD/MPH, MD/MPH, PharmD/MPH, and DVM/MPH)

Application Procedures

Please review these detailed instructions and requirements for applying to the University of Iowa Master of Public Health Program.


All domestic and international applicants must apply through SOPHAS. See detailed instructions and requirements for Master of Public Health Program.


Master of Public Health
The University of Iowa
Attn: Torrie Malichky

Enrollment Management
The University of Iowa
2900 University Capitol Centre
201 S. Clinton St.
Iowa City, IA 52242