Effective 2021, SPH is not requiring the GRE for all master’s and doctoral degree programs. Learn more about our decision regarding the GRE.

Admission requires a bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university. Admissions committees in each program review applicants according to their personal statements, background and experience, record of academic achievement, demonstrated academic potential, letters of recommendation, compatibility of interests with program faculty, and other factors.

GPAs provide competitive points of reference for admission, but are not alone decisive in the admissions review.

Strong quantitative skills are essential; a health services background is helpful, but not required. Some college level math is required. Statistics and economics coursework is recommended.

Complete applications are reviewed beginning in mid-January by an admissions committee. Applicants are notified in writing by mail of the admissions decision.

Standardized Test Requirement

This program no longer requires the GRE.

Admission Averages

Average score of admitted student Minimum score
GPA 3.37  3.0
TOEFL (for international applicants) 92.5  600/250/100

Application Deadline

Final Deadline: July 15
Scholarship Deadline: December 1

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