Best Online Master’s in Public Health (MPH) Programs in 2022

What are the best options if you’re looking to break into public health and don’t have time for in-person classes? To answer that question, Fortune built our first-ever ranking of online master’s of public health (MPH) programs.

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1. George Washington University

Submitting GRE scores is optional for applicants to George Washington University’s online master’s of public health program. Prospective students are required to submit two letters of recommendation and international applicants are required to submit an English proficiency test. Last year, the average student accepted to this program had a 3.27 undergraduate GPA. The acceptance rate for the program was 81% for the 2020-2021 year, and students must complete 45 credits to graduate.

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2. Johns Hopkins University (Bloomberg)

The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health does not require applicants to submit GRE scores for its online master’s of public health program. Prospective students are required to submit three letters of recommendation and international applicants are required to submit TOEFL scores. Last year, the average student accepted to this program had a 3.4 undergraduate GPA. The acceptance rate for the program was 70.5% for the 2020-2021 year, and students must complete 80 credits to graduate.

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3. University of California–Berkeley

The University of California–Berkeley School of Public Health does not require applicants to submit GRE scores for its online master’s of public health program. Prospective students are required to submit three letters of recommendation and international applicants are required to submit TOEFL scores. Last year, students accepted to this program on average had a 3.5 undergraduate GPA. The acceptance rate for the program was 67% for the 2020-2021 year, and students must complete 42 credits to graduate.

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Best Online Master’s in Psychology Programs in 2022

1. Pepperdine University

At Pepperdine University, neither GRE scores nor letters of recommendation are required to apply to the university’s online master’s degree program in psychology. The TOEFL is required for applicants whose native language is not English and who didn’t earn the equivalent of a four-year undergraduate or graduate degree in the U.S. Last year, the average undergraduate GPA among incoming students accepted to this program was 3.26. The acceptance rate for the program was 71% for the 2020-2021 year, and students must complete 36 credits to graduate.

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2. Ball State University

Applicants to Ball State University’s online master’s degree program in psychology aren’t required to submit GRE scores, but the application process does require two letters of recommendation. Last year, the average undergraduate GPA among incoming students accepted to this program was 3.51. Prospective international students are required to submit TOEFL scores. The acceptance rate for the program was 76% for the 2020-2021 year, and students must complete 33 credits to graduate.

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3. Kansas State University

Kansas State University’s online master’s degree program in psychology doesn’t require applicants to submit GRE scores, but people with a college GPA of less than 3.0 are encouraged to submit a score. Three letters of recommendation are required. Prospective international students are required to submit TOEFL scores unless they have received a degree in the last two years from a U.S. college or university. Last year, the average undergraduate GPA among incoming students accepted to this program was 3.43. The acceptance rate for the program was 68% for the 2020-2021 year, and students must complete 38 credits to graduate.

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