With relevant prior experience and/or graduate education, you may be able to request waivers.
Students must submit waiver requests at least one full semester before their final MPH semester. Failure to do so may delay graduation.
Students with college-level coursework in human biology, or anatomy and physiology may be approved to waive the biology course required in the MPH program, and can take an additional elective. For more information, contact your program director.
If you are a public health professional with relevant prior experience, you can request a field training waiver by completing the Waiver Request for Field Training based on previous public health experience.
To be eligible for a waiver, your prior experience must:
Current students can visit the UB Learns MPH Student Resources portal and click Field Training to determine if they are eligible for a waiver, and access the Waiver form.