Depending on your reasons for wanting to take a course, you can either register as a Non-Matriculated (NM) student, or apply for Graduate Non-Matriculated (GNM) status.
Graduate Non- Matriculated (GNM) is for those pursuing a Graduate degree eventually. Also, it is for those who “plan to apply the credits you earn toward a specific graduate degree in the future. GNM status does not refer to any degrees you currently hold, but to whether or not you plan to apply the credits to a master’s degree or Ph.D.”
Non Matriculated (NM) are for those that have no intention on placing those credits towards a degree.
In addition to the Department GNM/NM webpage, review the UW Enrollment FAQ for more information.
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS, please note:
Every applicant whose native language is not English must demonstrate English language proficiency in order to qualify for NM or GNM status. Please visit the Graduate School's Memo 8 for details on the five ways to demonstrate proficiency.
The MPH Program holds information sessions on campus and on-line throughout the year. These sessions provide an opportunity to meet with program staff and students. Each session offers a brief overview of curriculum, the application process, with plenty of time to answer questions. For details, please see our Information Session listing. For information specific to the Health Metrics and Evaluation Track, please contact Sean Lassiter.
All Global Health MPH tracks can be completed in four quarters, however, most students do not do complete four quarters consecutively but take all required courses in their first three quarters. Students may then complete a final quarter after going on-leave for one or two quarters to pursue thesis work or a practicum. Students who choose to complete practicum or thesis projects abroad may have access to additional funding resources to support both tuition and travel expenses.