publication . Preprint . Article . Conference object . Other literature type . 2020

The GRE in Public Health Admissions: Barriers, Waivers, and Moving Forward

Jess A. Millar; Jess A. Millar;
Open Access English
  • Published: 19 Nov 2020
  • Publisher: Preprints
Abstract
Objective: In the wake of COVID-19, there is an urgent need for a diverse public health work force to address problems presented or exacerbated by the global pandemic. Educational programs that create our work force both train and shape the makeup of access through graduate applications. The Graduate Record Exam has a number of standing issues, with additional barriers created by the pandemic. We trace the GRE waiver movement over several years, focusing on the gradual adoption in CEPH accredited programs and the rapid expansion of temporary waivers as a response to testing access. Methods: We documented the GRE waiver status for all CEPH accredited program conc...
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free text keywords: other, GRE, waiver, graduate record examination, graduate applications, public health, SPH, Perspective, Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health, lcsh:Public aspects of medicine, lcsh:RA1-1270, Pandemic, Waiver, Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), Work force, Rapid expansion, Public relations, business.industry, business, 2019-20 coronavirus outbreak, Accreditation, Political science, Public health, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Nursing
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