Public Health: Nutrition and Wellness (interactive online)—MPH

This program prepares health professional for service in the church and community to enhance the health of human populations and promote a healthy lifestyle through personal and community efforts. This online degree is unique in its emphasis on vegetarian wellness.

Program length

This 42-credit program can typically be completed in three years.

Application deadlines

The Master Of Public Health program only admits new students for Fall Semester.

Prospective students must complete the application and submit all the requirements before July 15.

Academic requirements

  • Baccalaureate degree: A four-year degree from an accredited United States institution, or its equivalent from an institution outside the U.S.
  • Undergraduate GPA: Minimum 3.00. The entire student profile is considered during the admissions process; students who do not meet the minimum GPA requirements may also apply.


  • College-level writing course
  • Physiology course
  • Two nutrition courses
  • Chemistry course

Provisional acceptance may be granted without these courses, and the student would be expected to take them during the first year of enrollment. Credits for prerequisites do not apply toward the MPH.

Admission requirements

  • Transcripts:  Your application will be processed based on Unofficial Transcripts and you will be able to upload a copy of your Unofficial Transcripts directly in your Graduate application. If the admission decision is to accept you into the program Official Final Transcripts will be required.

    Domestic and International Prospective students who graduated from an educational institution outside the U.S. are recommended to have transcript evaluations done through one of our approved credential evaluation agencies: WES or ECE.
  • Recommendations: Three recommendations are required from professionals—such as advisors, major professors, and employers—excluding relatives. You are asked to provide names and email addresses on the online application, and then recommenders will receive an email with a direct link to the form.
  • Resume or professional history: Information about your employment, research, or special projects.
  • GRE exam: Applicants are expected to meet the GRE requirement before admission into the program.
  • Statement of Purpose: A 500-word essay, including a statement regarding the purpose for the degree, future goals, unique qualities that can contribute to the program and desire to be a part of and be committed to a Christian atmosphere and education.
  • English proficiency: English proficiency: Students whose language of instruction is not English must demonstrate English proficiency by meeting the minimum scores. To learn more please visit our entrance exams page.

The Office of Graduate Enrollment Management reserves the right to request additional documents at its own discretion.

Additional requirements for international students

  • In addition to fulfilling the regular admission requirements, International students with academic acceptance who are coming to Andrews University need to submit additional documents in order to process a student visa. For more information please visit the International Students page.

    If you will be pursuing an Online program that requires you to come to campus for an orientation or class please contact the International Student Services for more specific information.


To learn more about tuition costs and scholarship opportunities please visit our financial section.

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