Admissions Overview

The University of North Carolina’s Gillings School of Global Public Health seeks students who are passionate about eliminating urgent public health inequities and are prepared to meet the academic and practical requirements of our rigorous online graduate program.

Applications for MPH@UNC are reviewed on a rolling basis, so the sooner you apply, the sooner you can receive an admissions decision and begin planning your future.

The Gillings School of Global Public Health also offers an on-campus MPH program. Application deadlines for the on-campus program can be found on the Graduate School website.

Start Dates

MPH@UNC offers students three starts per calendar year (Spring, Summer and Fall) for the MPH Leadership, MPH Nutrition and Applied Epidemiology concentrations.




Application Deadlines

Because the Nutrition and Dietetics program follows a lock-step cohort model, students interested in this concentration apply only for Spring cohorts.

Applications are accepted and reviewed in accordance with the following deadlines:

Program CohortFirst Priority DeadlineEarly Priority DeadlineEarly Admission DeadlineApplication DeadlineClasses Start
Fall 2023
April 25, 2023
May 16, 2023
June 13, 2023
July 5, 2023
August 28, 2023

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