Accelerated BSPH–MPH in Global and Environmental Health


The BSPH in Environmental Health Science curriculum can be modified to meet pre-professional degree requirements. Please schedule an appointment with an advisor if you are interested in the pre-professional track.

View the accelerated BSPH–MPH in Environmental Health Science curriculum


The accelerated program is a competitive opportunity for outstanding public health students. To be eligible to apply, you must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5.

Prior to the start of your senior year, you must have all but five major public health elective courses completed for your BSPH degree. These courses will be replaced with MPH courses taken the first year of the MPH program/last year of the BSPH program.

If you meet the above criteria, you are not guaranteed admission. All elements of the application including letters of recommendation, scores, GPA, résumé, interview, and personal statement will be taken into consideration.

How to apply

You should complete the application in the spring semester of your junior year by the application deadline. 

Accelerated application form

Accelerated application form example

You are strongly encouraged to meet with your academic advisor early to begin planning. Please visit our advising page for complete instructions on how to schedule an appointment with an advisor.

International applicants

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
The Indiana University Fairbanks School of Public Health requires applicants whose native language is not English or whose academic study was done exclusively at non-English speaking institutions to prove English proficiency by providing either official Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) scores. Scores must be under two years old.

The preferred minimum English language test scores for admission to the Fairbanks School of Public Health are:

  • Internet-based TOEFL: minimum score of 92
  • Computer-based TOEFL: minimum score of 263
  • Paper-based TOEFL: minimum score of 620
  • IELTS (total band score): minimum score of 7

Need more information?

If you have questions about admissions at the IU Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health, we encourage you to contact Student Services at (317) 274-2000 to speak with one of our admissions advisors. We're happy to answer questions or schedule a visit.

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