BSIT-MPH Dual Degree

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Innovation/Master of Public Health

Application Deadlines 

All materials must be received by the application deadline to be considered for admission 

Term

Application Deadline

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Fall June 1 Apply Now

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Admission Requirements

All applicants to the dual degree programs must apply and be accepted into each program separately.  Applicants are evaluated by each degree program in separate admissions processes.  The College of Public Health application requirements include the following:

  • Completion of the SOPHAS Express Public Health application and submission of the application fee.
  • Official transcripts reflecting a GPA of 3.5 or higher grade, sophomore standing and at least 48 hours of completed course work in their undergraduate degree program at the University of Nebraska Omaha.
    • FOREIGN TRANSCRIPTS: Official transcripts or mark sheets of college level work not in English or in the standard U.S. grading scale must be sent to a credential evaluation service for translation. The transcript evaluation must be a course by course evaluation that identifies and describes each diploma or certificate with periods of education and equivalency of each document.  The preferred services are: World Education Services (WES) and Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc. (ECE). Other services approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) will also be accepted. Transcripts must carry the signature of a responsible official in which the work was done and the seal of that institution, or must be certified true copies of the original records. If photo static copies are provided, the copies  must be certified after duplication as true copies of the original document. Transcripts should clearly indicate the grades received or the standing attained on required examinations. If transcripts do not show the degree earned and the date on which it was conferred, official degree statements must also be provided.
  • Three letters of recommendation from academic or professional references (letters must be on professional/institutional letterhead and signed).
  • A one page personal statement describing the applicant’s:
    • Interest in and potential for contributing to the field of public health
    • Career objectives
    • Self-assessment of computer, quantitative analysis, and personal skills and general preparation for succeeding in a public health graduate program
  • A resume or CV
  • A one page personal statement describing the applicant's interest in and potential for contributing to the field of public health and career objectives
  • Official Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores are required of all applicants whose primary language is not English or whose undergraduate degree is from a college or university outside of the United 

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Application Process

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