In addition to the above criteria, the following additional requirements must be met:
Applications are considered twice per year, for Fall and Spring matriculation, although most students matriculate in the Fall term which matches the intended sequence of course offerings. There is no formal interview process, although the admissions committee may request to hold phone or video interviews with promising applicants to gather more information. Applicants wishing to visit the department in person are encouraged to do so after receiving an offer of admission.
The personal statement provides an opportunity for the applicant to shape the narrative of his or her application. It should address the following questions:
Applications for admission to the Master of Science program are processed through the Office of Student Affairs at the Graduate School of Public Health. New applications are accepted through the SOPHAS system, the centralized application service for graduate schools of public health. Please note, SOPHAS routes applications to the Graduate School of Public Health only after all required materials are received. Applicants who have submitted applications may track their status online.
Application deadlines for all programs
Noel C. Harrie
Student services coordinator
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