Applying to the UT Graduate School and the MPH Program
Instructions for those interested in applying for the MPH Veterinary Public Health concentration
The Veterinary Public Health curriculum is open to graduate veterinarians and students enrolled in the veterinary curriculum.
* vet students please see note before proceeding
The application process involves two ( 2 ) separate
Application to the
The University of Tennessee
General information and application materials can
be found at
In addition to the application form, there is a
$35 non-refundable application fee. Students must
also submit one official transcript from all
colleges and universities attended. There is a
separate application necessary for the MPH Program
which has additional requirements.
- Application to the MPH Program
All application materials must be received by the
Public Health Program no later than
- February 1st for Summer Admission
- April 1st for Fall admission
Applications can be submitted to the MPH Program
prior to initial review by the Office of Graduate
Admissions but no action will be taken on the
application until the MPH Program is notified that all
materials required by the Office of Graduate Admissions
have been submitted by the applicant and found to be
satisfactory. The Office of Graduate Admissions admits
only after the program makes a recommendation.If you submit applications (Graduate School and the
MPH Program), please notify
Ms. Deborah Shepherd
of the Dean
- Veterinarians will enroll in courses as graduate students.
- Interested veterinarians should contact
Dr. John New for more information.
* Veterinary Students
- Veterinary Students may take up to 10 hours of public health courses without admittance in the MPH program. Students wishing to pursue the MPH must apply and be accepted to the MPH program in the semester prior to enrolling in additional courses. To enroll in courses students will indicate desired courses to Ms. Deborah Shepherd by the determined date, usually before the end of semester prior to enrollment.
- Veterinary students must pay additional fees and tuition for coursework over 10 hours and during summers.
- Do not use Circle Park Online to Register for your class--doing so will inadvertantly drop you out of the vet school's enrollment list. Contact Ms. Deborah Shepherd
( firstname.lastname@example.org ) to register for the class.