Summer: March 1
Fall: March 1
How to Apply
To be considered for admission into the MD/MPH, applicants must be admitted first to medical school at Albany Medical College. Albany Medical College is in the American Medical College Application Service (AMCAS).
Applicants must then apply separately to the School of Public Health for admission into the MPH program. The application and all supporting materials for the MD/MPH must be submitted through SOPHAS Express.
- Must be an accepted or enrolled medical student at Albany Medical College
- Must hold a bachelor’s degree from a college or university of recognized standing
- Official MCAT scores
- One semester of social sciences
- College level calculus
- One year of biology and one year of chemistry
- International students must submit a minimum TOEFL score of 98 or IELTS score of 7.0. We will only accept official scores sent by the testing institution.
- UAlbany SOPHAS TOEFL code is 5688. We do not use department codes. For electronic IELTS score results reporting, provide the following information to your test center:
University at Albany (SUNY)
1400 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12222
- The TOEFL or IELTS is not required for international students who have completed at least four semesters of full-time study within a four-year time frame from time of application, and maintained at least a B average at a college or university in the United States or a country from an approved list. For questions regarding English Language Proficiency waivers, please email Soha Acosta at [email protected].
- International students must request a transcript evaluation from World Education Services (WES). The WES evaluation must be sent directly to SOPHAS, NOT the University at Albany or the School of Public Health.
Required Application Materials
Applicants must upload the following documents into the SOPHAS Express application:
- Unofficial transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended
- Copy of MCAT scores
- Statement of purpose describing your reasons for pursuing the MD/MPH and your interest in the specified concentration
- Three letters of recommendation, submitted directly by the reviewer
- A minimum of two letters must be from academic faculty
- At least one letter must be from a university faculty member in the major field of study
- Applicants who have been out of school for five or more years may submit professional references
- Letters must be signed and on institutional/organizational letterhead
The following official materials must be sent directly to the School of Public Health Office of Admissions. SOPHAS Express does not accept official materials.
- Official transcripts from all post-secondary schools attended
University at Albany School of Public Health
Office of Admissions
One University Place
Rensselaer, NY 12144
For application specific questions, contact us at [email protected] or 518-402-0361.
Please note: This program requires an internship, field experience, study abroad component, or clinical experience requirement. Students who have previously been convicted of a felony are advised that their prior criminal history may impede their ability to complete the requirements of certain academic programs and/or to meet licensure requirements for certain professions. If applicants have concerns about this matter please contact the Dean’s Office of the intended academic program.