The School of Public Health is committed to preparing strong, innovative and diverse public health practitioners and scientists. Admission to the public health program is done on a competitive basis. Applicants are evaluated and accepted by the admissions committee based on their academic credentials, and work and service experiences. Diversity is a priority in admissions; the committee strives to select applicants that are well prepared academically from diverse ethnic, cultural and economic backgrounds. Admissions will be conducted on a rolling basis.

Application deadline for the Fall semester starting August 2023 term is July 20, 2023

Application Requirements:
  • Completion of prerequisite courses and at least 60 credit hours from an accredited college or university
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.75
  • Unofficial transcript/s from all college/university attended to date
Prerequisite Courses Credit Hours
Arts 3 hours
English 6 hours
Humanities 9 hours
Mathematics/Statistics 6 hours
Natural Sciences 12 hours
Social Sciences 9 hours
General electives 15 hours
Status of Application

Upon receipt of a completed application, the applicant is notified by LSUHSC-NO School of Public Health, Office of Academic Affairs.  The Office of Academic Affairs will also inform applicants of any missing or incomplete documentation. An applicant will not be considered by the admissions committee until the application is complete. It is the applicant’s responsibility to provide all materials by the deadline above.