MS in Product Stewardship Applicants

MS in Product Stewardship Applicants

Application, admission, and degree-granting requirements and regulations shall be applied equitably to all individuals, applicants and students regardless of age, gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion or national origin.

Admission Criteria

  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited university or college with a minimum of 3.0 GPA.
  • Official GRE scores, if cumulative undergraduate GPA from all universities attended is below 3.0.
  • Competent written and oral communication skills.
  • Transcripts from all colleges and universities attended (except Indiana University).

Personal Statement

The Personal Statement should contain only responses to the following two questions. Applicants must upload their responses to the Additional Uploads section of the application link.

Please answer each of the following two questions in a concise and well-written essay format. Responses to each question should not exceed 100 words

  • Where did your interest in product stewardship originate?
  • What do you think you might be doing professionally five years from now?

Resume

For each position on the resume or CV, provide the job title, employing agency, dates employed, and responsibilities held. Indicate any additional strengths or skills such as fluency in foreign languages, research experience, teaching experience, community service and demonstration of leadership skills. Include professional certifications, honors, and awards.

Applicants must upload their resume or CV to the Additional Uploads section of the application link.

Transcript

US Applicants

Official post-secondary transcripts from all institutions attended must be sent directly from the institutions to the Fairbanks School of Public Health. This includes previous study at Indiana University campuses. U.S. applicants who studied at foreign institutions as part of a study abroad experience at their U.S. college or university do not need to provide a WES evaluation of their study abroad coursework.

Applicants who have not earned a degree at the time of application submission will be required to submit an official transcript upon completion of their undergraduate degree. The final official transcript should indicate the degree earned and the date of conferral. These final official transcripts must be sent directly from the awarding institution to:

IU Fairbanks School of Public Health
Office of Student Services and Admissions
Attn: Shawne Mathis
1050 Wishard Blvd. RG 6th Floor
Indianapolis, IN 46202

International Applicants

Official post-secondary transcripts from all institutions attended must be sent directly from the institutions to FSPH Office of Student Services.

It is strongly recommended that all transcripts are submitted no later than April 1st to allow IU Office of International Affairs adequate time to verify transcripts. Please note that it can take up to four weeks for transcripts to be verified.

Transcripts must be sent from the institution in the institution’s sealed envelope directly to:

IU Fairbanks School of Public Health
Office of Student Services and Admissions
Attn: Shawne Mathis
1050 Wishard Blvd. RG 6th Floor
Indianapolis IN 46202

Applicants who have not earned a degree at the time of application submission will be required to submit an official transcript upon acceptance to the IU Fairbanks School of Public Health. This official transcript should indicate the degree earned and date of conferral. If the applicant did not earn the degree at the time of application, please send an updated official transcript with degree earned and date of conferral to:

IU Fairbanks School of Public Health 
Office of Student Services and Admissions 
Attn: Shawne Mathis 
1050 Wishard Blvd. RG 6th Floor
Indianapolis IN 46202

Recommendations

One letter of recommendation is required from a professional source that can provide an unbiased critical assessment of the applicant’s abilities, skills and strengths and weaknesses. Examples of professional and academic sources include academic advisors, professors, preceptors, team leaders or immediate supervisors. Examples of sources that are not acceptable include coworkers, classmates and relatives.

The applicant’s recommender will receive an electronic request to write their letter AFTER the applicant has submitted the online application.

English Placement Test

International applicants who reside in the U.S. at the time of application must submit TOEFL, ILETS or IUPUI EAP (English for Academic Purposes) exam scores.

International applicants who do not reside in the U.S. at the time of application must submit their TOEFL or IELTS scores with their application and, if admitted to the MSPS Program, must also enroll and successfully complete ENG-G 513 Academic Writing Grad Students through IUPUI during Summer Session II. This course is completely online and designed to meet the academic writing needs of ESL graduate students.

The USMLE and ECFMG do not fulfill the required proof of English proficiency when applying to the MSPS Program. Applicants who have passed the USMLE or ECFMG must also submit TOEFL, IELTS or EAP Scores.

EAP Test

Apply Now

The applicant may apply to the Master of Science in Product Stewardship online using the button below:

Apply to IUPUI

On the Application Information page, select Masters under the degree you intend to pursue. Under the Academic Program header, select Public Health. Under the Academic Plan header, select Product Stewardship MS.

The application deadline for Fall 2018 admission is July 1. All required application documents must be submitted by this deadline.

We'll notify the applicant by e-mail once the application has been received. If the applicant has questions about the application process, contact Shawne Mathis. If the applicant has questions about the MSPS program, contact Lauren Teme.

Contact Information

IU Fairbanks School of Public Health
Office of Student Services and Admissions
Health Sciences Building 
1050 Wishard Blvd. 6th Floor
Indianapolis IN 46202-2872 
Office: (317) 274-3126
Fax: 317-274-3443

Shawne Mathis, snmathis@iu.edu
Lauren Teme, lteme@iu.edu