SPH does not require the GRE for its master’s and doctoral degree programs. Learn more about our decision regarding the GRE.

Admissions Requirements

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Program-Specific Prerequisites

Our preferred GPA threshold ≥ 3.0. Preference is given to applicants who have shown interest in and commitment to public and population health in their school, work, and/or volunteer activities.

Applicants must submit:

  • A personal statement
  • A resume
  • Transcripts of all college and graduate programs attended
  • Three letters of recommendation (these can come from people who know the applicant through school, work, or volunteer activities

International Applicants

Applicants must provide proof of English Proficiency by providing Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores

  • Scores should be sent to SOPHAS – DI Code: 5688
  • Preferred minimum score: 100
  • Scores must be less than 2 years old

Application Deadlines

January Start
Deadline: November 15

September Start
Deadline: July 15

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