Applications open Oct. 1 for consideration for admission the following fall term, and applications are reviewed until the class is filled. The fall 2021 class is anticipated to be 10 students. Priority consideration will be given to applications received by March 1, 2021.

Review process

For applications received by March 1, 2021, the following review process will be used:

  • Applications reviewed and offers for applicant interviews by March 8
  • Applicant interviews scheduled by March 19
  • Interviews conducted by April 9
  • Admission offers made by April 16
  • Admission offers accepted by applicants by April 30
  • Decision to close admissions or continue reviewing applications by April 30

For US Students

  • No GRE or GMAT required.
  • Completion of all undergraduate degree requirements from an accredited institution prior to matriculating in the MHA program, with a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
    • In the case where an applicant’s cumulative GPA is below the minimum 3.0, reviewers may consider a replacement GPA computed from the most recent 40 semester credit hours of U.S. or Canadian coursework.
  • Two (2) letters of reference from academic or workplace affiliations that reflect on an applicant’s behavior, character, and leadership ability.
  • Personal essay describing how the MHA degree will enhance the applicant’s professional goals.
  • Current CV/resume documenting professional experience, educational achievements, and volunteer experience.
  • Official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended.
  • Transcripts must be sent to GradCAS only. GradCAS only accepts electronic transcripts from Credentials Solutions, Parchment, and National Student Clearinghouse. If your school does not offer either of these services, your transcript must be sent via mail. Please use the information below to send your transcripts.
    • Credentials Solutions
    • Parchment
    • National Student Clearinghouse
  • Sending transcripts to GradCAS by mail. Download a transcript request form after you enter each institution in GradCAS and send the transcript request form to the institution registrar to send transcript by mail to the address below:
    • GradCAS Transcript Processing Center
      P.O. Box 9217 Watertown, MA 02471
  • Interview: Screened applicants will meet with the MHA admissions committee to assess interpersonal and communication skills, maturity, and an understanding and commitment to MHA career paths. Applicants may have the opportunity to take a campus tour on the day of the interview.

For International Students

  • No GRE or GMAT required.
  • Completion of all undergraduate degree requirements from an accredited institution prior to matriculating in the MHA program, with a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) – Minimum scores: Paper 550, Computer 213, iBT 80 OR International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
    • Minimum scores: Total 6.5, Subscores: 6.
    • TOEFL School Code is B886
  • Two (2) letters of reference from academic or workplace affiliations that reflect on an applicant’s behavior, character, and leadership ability.
  • Personal essay describing how the MHA degree will enhance the applicant’s professional goals.
  • Current CV/resume documenting professional experience, educational achievements, and volunteer experience
  • Official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended.
    • In cases where a non-U.S. grading system has been used, verification must be provided by one of the following services:
      • World Education Services
      • Educational Credential Evaluators
    • GradCAS will ONLY accept the evaluation report from the credentialing agency. Do not send your foreign transcript to GradCAS.
    • All foreign transcript evaluations from the credentialing agency must be sent directly to GradCAS at the following address:
      • GradCAS Transcript Processing Center PO Box 9217
        Watertown, MA 02471
  • Interview: Screened applicants will meet with the MHA admissions committee to assess interpersonal and communication skills, maturity, and an understanding and commitment to MHA career paths. Applicants may have the opportunity to take a campus tour on the day of the interview.
  • International students must abide by all U.S. Immigration laws throughout their enrollment in the EVMS MPH program. This includes, but is not limited to, qualifying and obtaining a proper visa prior to attendance. For further information, please contact EVMS Human Resources at 757.446.6043.

Waivers to admission standards will be considered on a case-by-case basis to students who can demonstrate exceptional qualifications.