Public Health – Health Policy Administration and Leadership (HPAL)

Brody School of Medicine

Program Information

Degrees or Certificates Offered:


Delivery Method:

Distance Education/Campus

Program Website:

Graduate Program Contact

Ruth Little, Ed.D., MPH – HPAL Concentration

Mailing Address:
Department of Public Health, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, East Carolina Health Institute, 115 Heart Drive, Mailstop #660, Greenville, NC 27834

(252) 328-1618

Application Deadlines

Fall Semester Spring Semester 1st Summer Session 2nd Summer Session 11-week Summer Session
Priority April 15th ** ** ** **
Graduate School May 15th * * * *

* Applications not considered for admission in this term

Application/Deadline Notes

UPDATE: ECU’s Public Health, MPH program will be using the SOPHAS application for Fall 2024 applications. That application is now available. All students applying to ECU’s program MUST submit the SOPHAS application and the ECU application.

Students attending on F1 student visas not eligible; USCIS required course delivery mode not available.

Additional Information

Application Materials Needed:
  • Completed application form
  • Application fee
  • Official transcripts for all colleges/universities attended
  • Current resume or Vita
  • Statement of interest
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation
  • GRE or MCAT scores


Candidates selected for admission to the DrPH program should have previous experience in public health practice and have successfully completed an MPH degree or graduate degree in a closely related field from an accredited program.