Admission Requirements: Bachelor of Science in Public Health

Admission Requirements: Bachelor of Science in Public Health
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Admission into the University of Cincinnati’s online bachelor of public health degree program is selective and based on meeting the requirements outlined below.

First Year Student Prerequisites:

  • 2.7 high school GPA
  • Students applying to the program directly from high school must meet specific University of Cincinnati prerequisites.

Transfer Student Prerequisites:

Transferability is based on school accreditation, course/content comparability (including evaluation of practical assignments), year taken, and final grade.

Students who were not admissible directly from high school must meet the following prerequisites:

  • 2.0 cumulative GPA (all prior institutions combined)
  • 24 semester (36 quarter) hours earned. If under 24 credit hours earned you must submit a high school transcript.

Undergraduate degree-seeking students at the University of Cincinnati are required to complete a minimum of 120 semester credit hours for graduation. Up to 90 semester credit hours of prior college coursework taken at an accredited institution can be transferred in and applied to the program.




Transcripts can be sent through online systems such as Parchment or eScrip-Safe to the University of Cincinnati Undergraduate Office of Admissions. This is the preferred method. These transcripts must be official copies of the student’s record. Submit official transcripts or GED scores to:

University of Cincinnati Office of Admissions

P.O. Box 210091

Cincinnati, OH 45221-0091

Electronic submissions can be sent to [email protected].

Submit all official transcripts for every school attended. Learn more about requesting your transcripts.

For questions regarding admissions, please email [email protected]