Accelerated B.S. in Public Health to M.P.H. in Public Health

Our Accelerated B.S. in Public Health to M.P.H. in Public Health program allows you to complete both degrees in as little as five years. With this program, you can complete your undergraduate courses then begin your M.P.H. courses the first semester of your final undergraduate year. And, with one additional year after earning your B.S., you’ll have your M.P.H. It’s efficient, cost-effective, and an excellent way to get a head start on your career goals.

With your M.P.H., you’ll be well-prepared for some of today’s most important work in health care, including managing hospital systems and health care organizations, coordinating health programs and educating the public about health issues.

For details about coursework, please call 815-753-1384 or email

Admission Requirements

  • Admission to NIU, selecting Public Health as your major
  • 92 credit hours in undergraduate designated courses approved by your advisor
  • Completion of approved (see advisor) B.S./M.P.H. program coursework with a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Submit transcripts, two letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, resume

A GRE is not required.

Deadline: All materials need to be submitted to the NIU Graduate School no later than July 15 prior to your final undergraduate year for fall semester admission to the M.P.H. program.

Contact Us

Public Health
Wirtz Hall 209
DeKalb, IL 60115


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