Admissions

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Application Information

Application review begins in September. Admission will be offered on a rolling basis. 

The Arkansas Colleges of Health Education is committed to the admission and matriculation of all qualified students and does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status. The College will expect that minimal technical standards be met by all applicants and students as set forth herein.

Cost of Attendance

The cost of attendance for the 21-month, 42 credit hour online Master of Public Health degree is $21,840. That is tuition AND fees. That breaks down to $520 per credit hour.

Application Process

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STEP 1: SUBMIT GRADCAS APPLICATION

The GradCAS application is available online at https://gradcas.liaisoncas.org/apply/. The priority application deadline is May 1, but is subject to change annually.

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STEP 2: Application Review

Competitive applicants who have met all admissions requirements and Technical Standards for Admission will be reviewed by the admissions committee. There are no interviews.

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STEP 3: ADMISSIONS DECISION

The ACHE MPH program operates on a rolling admission basis and begins offering seats after the application opens in September. Generally, you will receive your decision within a couple of weeks of your application being verified in GradCAS. Upon notification of acceptance, you will have a set date as to when you must submit certain documents to complete matriculation requirements.

Admissions Requirements

  • Completed application in GradCAS. We utilize a rolling admissions process and the priority deadline for submission of all application materials is May 1. 
  • Official transcript from each college/university previously attended
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • A minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale is preferred.
  • Preferred course prerequisites include basic chemistry, biology, anatomy, physiology, and statistics.
  • It is strongly encouraged that applicants have proficiency in problem solving, critical thinking, and writing.

A holistic review process is applied to each application. We are looking for students with promising academic performance along with grit and determination, and a passion for serving underserved communities, which is consistent with the mission of ACHE. 

Affiliations

Students seeking the Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RD/RDN) credential may work with our ACEND accredited partner sites for the completion of their Dietetic Internship requirements.

For questions, please connect with:

Blake Metcalf, DCN, RD, LD, CCMS, FAND

Assistant Professor of Public Health

Students coming from the NYDDI Program are eligible to receive a $500 tuition reduction.


Students coming from the Gulf Coast Dietetic are eligible to recieve a $500 tuition reduction. 

https://gulfcoastdieteticinternship.com/