PhD in Epidemiology
Application Requirements Quick Reference List
Fall 2018 applications will open in August 2017.
Preferred: Applicants should have a post-baccalaureate degree in epidemiology or another health-related discipline (an MPH, MS, or equivalent degree).
Minimum: Bachelor’s degree attainment or work in progress. A bachelor’s degree must be conferred before beginning classes at SPH.
Standardized Test Scores
GRE. Official valid test scores must have been taken within the last 5 years. Applicants may not waive this requirement.
Institution Code: 3101*
Department Code: Any
In addition, international applicants must submit an English language proficiency exam. Applicants may submit the TOEFL or IELTS. TOEFL and IELTS exams are considered valid for two (2) years from the date the exam was administered.
Academic Transcripts or WES ICAP Evaluation
If you are currently in a degree program, you are required to submit a current official transcript of courses completed and work in progress. If you are accepted for admission, a final official transcript after degree conferral must be submitted directly to Boston University prior to matriculation.
SPH reserves the right to reevaluate your application for admission upon receipt of the final official transcript.
Three (3) Letters of Recommendation
Statement of Purpose and Objectives
CV or Résumé
Upon receipt of your application from SOPHAS, you will be provided with a link to complete our brief supplemental application. Though a credit card is required, there is no fee for this application.
Boston University School of Public Health
715 Albany Street, Talbot Building
Boston, MA 02118