Admission Requirements: Master of Science in Community Health & Prevention Science

August 01, 2022
August 22, 2022
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stack of documents icon Admission Requirements

Applications to the MS Community Health and Prevention Science online program are reviewed on an ongoing basis by an admissions committee comprised of program faculty.

Competitive applicants should have at least a 3.0 undergraduate grade point average (or equivalent). Applicants with relevant work experience or nationally-accredited health certifications are also encouraged to apply, and should list this information in their Resume.


  • Application for Admission: Choose “Online, Master of Community Health & Prevention Science” on the application
  • Application fee ($65 domestic/$70 international)

Letter of Recommendation

One letter of recommendation from a professional contact.

Please note that the name and email address of each recommender is required.

Goal Statement

Please prepare a statement-of-purpose essay explaining in less than 500 words how the MS Community Health & Prevention Science program will further your career goals.


Please provide a current resume.


Unofficial school transcripts are required for the application, including University of Cincinnati transcripts.

* Once accepted, applicants will need to send official transcripts to [email protected] OR the following physical address:
Graduate School at the University of Cincinnati
110 Van Wormer Hall
P.O. Box 210627
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0627

International Students

An official TOEFL/IELTS is required for all international applicants.

International applicants must also submit foreign transcripts for evaluation to an agency recognized by the National Association of Credential Evaluating Services (NACES;

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