Question 1: Do I need to have a bachelor’s degree to apply?
No. However, a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution or an institution that is recognized by U.S. Department of Education is preferred. Consideration will be given on a case-by-case basis to applicants holding an advanced professional degree, provided that you have completed at least 90 semester hours at the undergraduate level from a regionally accredited college or university or a college or university that is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education, 30 units of which must consist of upper division coursework; i.e., junior or senior level courses.
Question 2: Do you require any prerequisite classes prior to application?
No. There are currently no required prerequisite courses for the MSHS program.
Question 3: Do I need to take the GRE (Graduate Record Exam) to apply?
Yes, the GRE is required for the MSHS program, however if you have a GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0) scale) you may contact the Department of Health Sciences Education staff at (909) 469-5397 to confirm the requirement.
Question 4: Do you require a minimum grade point average (GPA) to apply?
Yes. You must have achieved a minimum 2.7 undergraduate grade point average and a minimum 3.0 graduate grade point average.
Question 5: Do I have to interview to be accepted into the program?
Yes, there is an on-campus interview for all accepted students. You will be notified post-interview whether you have been offered admission.
Question 6: Can I apply now and wait a semester to start?
Yes. You can apply now and defer your matriculation a semester.
Question 7: How can I request an application packet?
The apply now page will provide you with step-by-step instructions regarding how to apply, including frequently asked questions about our online application.