PhD Degree Application Requirements

The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) program is designed to prepare students for scholarly and professional positions and careers in academic institutions, public agencies, and industry. The objective of doctoral study is to develop each student's ability to conduct original, advanced research as an independent scientist.

MS Degree Application Requirements

The Master of Science (MS) program offers a broad perspective on political, psychological, and institutional issues with particular emphasis on analytic and quantitative skills. Additionally, completion of the MS programs involves a graduate research thesis.

MPH Degree Application Requirements

Our flagship degree, the Master of Public Health (MPH), prepares students to be well-rounded public health professionals, ready to assume responsible positions in state or local health departments, health care organizations, or health-related non-profit agencies in the US or overseas. The interdisciplinary program offers students the opportunity to concentrate in epidemiology, biostatistics, health policy & management, social behavior and community health, environmental health, biomedical sciences, or the online public health practice.