(SIMS Code: 557415)
Admission to the Degree Curriculum
Applicants seeking admission to public health concentration areas leading to either the Master of Public Health or Master of Science degree should contact the School of Public Health requesting appropriate descriptive materials. Detailed application instructions can be obtained from http://publichealth.sdsu.edu.
JDP students from Clinical Psychology seeking the concurrent MPH degree should consult with their program director and fill out the appropriate form to request admission to the degree program.
Students who do not fully meet the requirements for admission with classified graduate standing may be considered for conditionally classified graduate standing upon recommendation of the admissions committee and the graduate adviser.
Advancement to Candidacy
All students must: (1) meet the general requirements for advancement to candidacy as described in Requirements for Master’s Degrees ; (2) satisfactorily pass a faculty evaluation of the progress that they are making in their graduate course of study; (3) complete the core courses, P H 601 , P H 602 , P H 603 , P H 604 , P H 605 , P H 606 ; have a grade point average of at least 3.0 and no grade less than a B- in each core course completed; and (4) have completed at least 12 semester units of approved public health coursework.
In addition, the student must be recommended for advancement to candidacy by the faculty of the School of Public Health.