Graduate School

Steps to a strong application for graduate school

Public Health Undergraduate Internships

Some graduate degree programs our alumni have been accepted into after getting their undergrad public health degree.

  • Master of Public Health (MPH)
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Master of Social Work (MSW)
  • Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA)

First Year at Oregon State


Second Year

  • Do Job shadows
  • Do informational interviews
  • Identify programs, careers and graduate schools of interest
  • View HPHB Faculty and contact them for opportunities in research


Third Year

  • Develop a strong resume and identify faculty or supervisors; key people who can write letters of recommendation
  • Take a course on grad prep, such as GRAD 420
  • Continue to add to resume with involvement, volunteering, exploring internship options


Fourth Year

  • Identify graduate programs to apply to
  • Apply to graduate programs
  • Look into internships and apply
  • Complete internship
  • Complete degree