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Application Process

Important notice

This year, at the request of potential students who have been impacted by COVID-19, we are taking the following actions:

  • We are accepting applications for our graduate program until June 30, and
  • Waiving the interview with the Program Director.
  • Coordinating our writing exam online for your convenience, and
  • Additionally, if for some reason, you are unable to apply for the program by June 30, but are still interested in joining our program please send us a message at mhsinfo@boisestate.edu and we will do our best to accommodate you if there are still any spots available in the program.

Admission Deadline

In order to be considered for the Master of Health Science program, the Graduate application, official transcripts, and all related admission materials and requirements must be turned in by June 30 (usually April 1, see note above).  The program accepts students for fall admission only.

Admission Requirements

Applicants are required to have earned at least a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. college or university or a degree from a non-U.S. institution of higher education that is judged equivalent to a U.S. baccalaureate degree by the International Admissions office and have an undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 3.00 (based on a 4-point scale) computed for all undergraduate credits from the applicant’s most recent baccalaureate degree.

A prospective student may apply at any time and follow the general graduate application procedures for degree-seeking students (see Graduate Admission Regulations). Admission to the program is based on:

  1. Official transcripts from all colleges attended.
  2. A 500-word statement explaining educational and career background and future objectives.
  3. A current résumé or curriculum vitae.
  4. Two letters of recommendation.
  5. Completion of a proctored writing examination. 
  6. An interview with the Director of the MHS program.

Important Notes:

    • Email mhsinfo@boisestate.edu to schedule your interview and proctored writing examination.
    • The Master of Health Science program does NOT require applicants to take the GRE (Graduate Records Examinations).

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