Details at a Glance
Financial Aid AvailableYes
The Dartmouth Institute is the health services research and education center at Dartmouth College under the prestigious Geisel School of Medicine.
We are made up of a diverse group of scholars, researchers, clinicians, students, and administrators with a wide array of interests and aims. But one thing unites us: We care deeply about health and health care. Working in partnership with individuals and organizations around the country, and throughout the world, we are striving to improve population health, reduce disparities, and create high-performing, sustainable health systems.
Founded in 1769, Dartmouth is a member of the Ivy League and consistently ranks among the world’s leading academic institutions. The Dartmouth Institute is the place for you if you want to: use data analysis to impact policy, learn new quality improvement methods that will enable you to introduce meaningful change into an organization or system, or translate research findings into action to advance population health.
Accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH), Dartmouth’s MPH degree program is offered in two formats: 11 months on the Dartmouth campus, recognized as one of the most beautiful college campuses in the country, or 22 months online with a week-long on-campus session three times per year in which you’ll spend time exchanging ideas and insights with colleagues, classmates, and Dartmouth Institute’s pioneering faculty.
Learn more about how we can help you advance your career and maximize your impact on health and healthcare.
- Certified Academic Transcripts
- Personal Statement
- 2 Letters of Recommendation
- GRE scores are optional for all applicants.
- All non-native English speakers must submit either the TOEFL or IELTS to demonstrate proficiency in English. Results shouldn’t be more than two years old. This requirement is waived for applicants who received a degree from an institution outside the U.S. where instruction is in English.
December 1 - Priority deadline for scholarship consideration
February 1 - Final deadline for scholarship consideration
Total Students95 Students
- Dedicated Diversity Office
- Online MPH - 40 students per class; On-Campus MPH - 55 students per class
Clubs & Associations
Students supplement their studies with participating in a variety of extracurricular activities at The Dartmouth Institute and across Dartmouth’s campus. The Medical Ethics interest groups and the Global Health Scholars are particularly popular among our students. Students also participate in The Dartmouth Institute Student Advisory Council, the Geisel Graduate Council, and the Dartmouth Graduate Studies Council.
At The Dartmouth Institute, you’ll gain the knowledge, networks, and hands-on experience to achieve your professional goals and greatly increase your impact on health and healthcare. Whether you’re on the front lines of care as a clinician, working to understand root causes as a researcher, or determining how to implement effective change as a health systems administrator, The Dartmouth Institute’s singular approach to health services research can help you exceed the goals you’ve set for yourself. Join us and accelerate your career to the next level!
What Our Students Say
At Dartmouth, I learned how to ask the right questions, analyze complex problems, and develop practical solutions that help move the needle forward on getting patients the right care."Gerald Onuoha, MD, MS ‘15
I love what I do—we’re getting a lot of momentum in using artificial intelligence at GE Healthcare. We’re innovating healthcare and that's what Dartmouth's MPH program taught me."Akanksha Karwar, MPH ‘13
At Dartmouth, I learned how to ask the right questions, analyze complex problems, and develop practical solutions that help move the needle forward on getting patients the right care."
I love what I do—we’re getting a lot of momentum in using artificial intelligence at GE Healthcare. We’re innovating healthcare and that's what Dartmouth's MPH program taught me."
Tuition & Financial Aid
- Financial Aid Available
- Application Fee Waivers Available
- 94% of students receive loans or scholarships
- You may request a fee waiver as soon as you create an application, but keep in mind that fee waiver funds can be quickly depleted. Contact customer service at 617-612-2090 before you submit a fee waiver request to determine if waivers are still available.