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Epidemiology (MS)

Dornsife School of Public Health

Degrees OfferedAvailabilityLocation
MSFull-TimePhiladelphia

Application Requirements

On-Campus Program

Full-Time Deadlines

Please view our academic calendar for term start dates.

Fall (Sept.)Winter (Jan.)Spring (March)Summer (June)
Priority DeadlineMarch 15N/AN/AN/A
Regular Decision DeadlineJune 30N/AN/AN/A

Applicants who apply by March 15th will be given priority consideration for merit-based scholarships. Applications received beyond this date will be considered for merit-based aid if funds remain available. Applications are continually reviewed throughout the cycle.

Requirements

For details regarding the items below please review the Admission Application Instructions.

  • Graduate Admission Application

    Applicants to the full-time MPH programs should apply using the Schools of Public Health Application Service (SOPHAS). Applicants will designate a choice of major, but will have the opportunity to change prior to entering the major during the spring term of the first year.

    For more information and to apply online, visit www.sophas.org. No supplemental application is required (SOPHAS GRE school code 7890).

  • Transcripts

    Provide official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended. Official transcripts can be sent to the mailing address below.

    SOPHAS
    PO Box 9111
    Watertown, MA 02471

  • International Transcript Evaluation (international applicants only)

    World Education Service evaluation of all foreign transcripts (international applications only)

  • Standardized Test Scores

    Official results from the GRE* taken within the last 5 years (code to submit to SOPHAS is 7890)

    IELTS or TOEFL results for non-native English speakers (taken within the last 2 years)

    *Drexel University will also consider any one of the following exams in lieu of the GRE:

    • Medical College Admission Test (MCAT)

    All standardized test scores must be within a 5 year timeframe.

  • Essay

    Essay discussing how you became interested in public health, your career goals if known at this time and why you are interested in Drexel University. Typical length is 600-800 words.

  • Letters of Recommendation
    Three (3) letters of recommendation preferably from faculty
  • Mailing Addresses
    • By Postal Mail
      Drexel University
      Application Processing
      PO Box 34789
      Philadelphia, PA 19101-4789
    • By Express Courier
      (DHL, FedEx, UPS, etc.)
      Drexel University
      Application Processing
      3141 Chestnut Street
      Philadelphia, PA 19104-2876
Additional Information
Applicants to the MS Program in Epidemiology must possess a baccalaureate degree, two semesters of college calculus and two courses of college biology (e.g. microbiology, physiology, genetics.

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