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EIU Master of Science in Health Promotion

The Simple Steps to Becoming EIU

To be eligible for degree candidacy, applicants must meet all of the requirements for admission to the Graduate School. Please note: Admission to the program is competitive. Meeting the Graduate School requirements does not ensure admission into the Health Promotion program. Applications are accepted on a continuous basis throughout the year.

Sign Up for MyEIU

Your MyEIU account is easy to set up, and absolutely free! All you need is an email address to get started. Once you've logged into MyEIU, everything you need to know about EIU is right there at your fingertips.

Apply to the Graduate School

All students can apply to the graduate school through MyEIU. The graduate school requires:

  1. A complete online application
  2. A copy of your official transcripts
  3. A $30 application fee

Learn more about the Graduate School admissions process.

Apply to the Program

To be eligible for consideration, you must meet the following requirements. Note: Meeting these requirements does not guarantee admission to the program.

  1. A minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75 on a 4.00 scale
  2. A current resume
  3. Statement of purpose essay:
    • Describe why you want to pursue a graduate degree in Health Promotion. Explain how the MS Health Promotion aligns with your professional goals and objectives.
    • Describe your academic and professional strengths and weaknesses. How do you plan to address your weaknesses so that you can be successful in your graduate studies?
  4. A completed and submitted PROGRAM APPLICATION through MyEIU.

If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Julie Dietz at .

Monitor Your Admission Status

You'll be able to keep tabs on the status of your application through MyEIU; you'll receive a message when you have been officially admitted to EIU!

NOTE: Admission to the Graduate School does not guarantee you will be admitted to the MS Health Promotion graduate program.

Apply for an Assistantship

If you are interested in a graduate assistantship, you also need to submit a graduate assistantship application.

Graduate assistantships are typically awarded in accordance with the academic year. Assistantship applications are normally accepted through the middle of February; a decision for the next academic year comes within a month. For more information about graduate assistantships, please click here.

Welcomg to EIU!

Congratulations! You are ready to go! Welcome to the Public Health family!

Related Pages

Undergraduate Program

Contact Information

Graduate Coordinator
Dr. Julie C.T. Dietz

4303 Klehm

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