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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 15 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

All application materials must be sent to the Schools of Public Health Application Service (SOPHAS) for your application to be considered complete and eligible for admissions review.

  • Graduate Admission Application

    Applicants should apply using 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 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:

    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 five years (code to submit to SOPHAS is 7890) are required. Drexel will also consider any one of the following exams taken within the last five years in lieu of the GRE:
    • Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT)
    • Law School Admission Test (LSAT)
    • Medical College Admission Test (MCAT)
    • Dental Admissions Test (DAT)

    IELTS or TOEFL results are required for non-native English speakers (taken within the last two years).

  • 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.

  • Résumé

    A résumé or CV is required, and should be uploaded as part of your admission application through the SOPHAS website.

  • Letters of Recommendation

    Three letters of recommendation are required, preferably from faculty.

Additional Information
Applicants to the MS Program in Epidemiology must possess a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university, two semesters of college calculus and two courses of college biology (e.g. microbiology, physiology, genetics).

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