All M.P.H. students must successfully pass the CHS Department’s Comprehensive Exam. The Comprehensive Exam is held once each Fall and Spring quarter. For MPH | HP students, the M.P.H. Comprehensive Examination can be first taken during the Spring Quarter of the last year of study. The exam tests students' competence in the basic knowledge and skills provided in the degree curriculum, enabling students to demonstrate that they meet the department's competencies for the MPH Degree.