How do course waivers work?

Last Modified
Nov. 24, 2020

Some students may have already completed a graduate course that appears to be duplicative of a required course. In such cases, and when such a course is not transferred in, students may petition to waive the requirement to take a specific required course. Certain requirements must be met; these are outlined in the General MPH Student Handbook. The course instructor of the course in question, and the faculty advisor must approve the waiver; the waiver must be clearly documented in the student’s permanent file kept by the MPH administrative director.

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