Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

  • Priority Application: All materials received by January 20.
  • Final Admission Deadline: All materials received by June 1st.

Admission to the program is competitive based on controlled enrollment. Applicants meeting the priority enrollment deadline will be given preference for available seats in the program. Remaining applicants meeting the final admission deadline will be awarded admission based on availability of seats.


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Admission to the MS Health Promotion program requires:

  • Bachelor Degree from an accredited College or University
  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Completion of GRE with a recommended minimum score of 900 combined on math and verbal; analytical writing recommended minimum score of 4. Scores must be submitted to UCCS.
    **Revised GRE (taken after Aug 1, 2011): Completion of GRE with a recommended minimum score of 290 combined on math and verbal. Analytical writing recommended minimum score of 4. Scores must be submitted to UCCS. UCCS institution code: 4874
  • Applicants must submit Parts I and II of the graduate application form Mandatory Background Check
    • Signed In-State Tuition Form
    • 3 letters of reference
    • Selective service form (if applicable)
    • Submit one official transcript from degree-granting institution. Additional transcripts may be required to verify prerequisites or major coursework.
    • Application fee of $60.00. International application fee $100.00.

International Applicants
In addition to the admissions requirements above, international applicants:

  • Must take both the TOEFL and the GRE if English is not the primary language. (TOEFL recommended score is 89);
  • May be required to participate in a Skype interview as part of the interview process to assist with English proficiency evaluation; and
  • May be required to pay for the verification of accreditation of their university transcripts.  

International students currently studying in the U.S. on F-1 visa and either applied for the optional practical training (OPT) or currently on OPT, please note, that UCCS encourages immediate internship placement which will meet the OPT requirement set forth by the visa regulation. Immediate internship participation will allow students to receive curriculum practical training eligibility upon receipt of approved internship/career placement. Internship opportunities should be discussed directly with the academic advisor and are not guaranteed until the applicant has been accepted by the academic program and UCCS.

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Contact Person

Dr. Morgan S. Lee, PhD, MPH, CPH
Assistant Professor, Helen & Arthur E. Johnson Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences
Program Coordinator, M.S. in Health Sciences - Health Promotion
University of Colorado Colorado Springs
719-255-3585

mlee@uccs.edu


For information related to the ONLINE APPLICATION PROCESS (Including what documentation has been received), please contact:

Admissions Contact
Rich Doyle
Admissions Credentials Examiner
University of Colorado Colorado Springs
1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway
Colorado Springs, CO 80918
jdoyle@uccs.edu
719-255-3735
 
International Admissions Contact
Wang Chao, MBA, PDSO/RO

International Student and Scholar Services Specialist
University of Colorado Colorado Springs
1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway
Colorado Springs, CO 80918
wchao@uccs.edu
719-255-7526
 


 


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