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MA in Health Studies (SOPHAS)
MS in Health Studies (SOPHAS)

Application Deadlines

Admission Qualifications

  • Prerequisites include previous course work in human anatomy/physiology and an introductory course in statistics.
  • Coursework in chemistry and biochemistry is helpful, but not required.
  • Conferred Bachelor’s degree in a health-related discipline from an accredited academic institution.
  • TOEFL Paper-based 550; Computer-based 213; Internet-based 80 (overall) / 18 (reading & writing) -OR- IELTS 7.0 if the applicant does not speak English as a native language and has not received a graduate or undergraduate degree in an English-speaking territory.

Application Requirements

  • A personal statement (approximately 500 words) addressing areas of research interests; career goals; relevant experiences in teaching, research, publishing, and/or volunteering; and how this program connects to academic and professional goals.
  • Official transcript from any higher education institution attended.
  • Official GRE scores from testing center (GRE SOPHAS Code: 1045); acceptable substitute is official MCAT scores.
  • Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can evaluate the applicant’s potential for success in this program.
  • Curriculum vitae or resume.
  • All applicants with foreign degrees are required to obtain a WES ICAP course-by-course credential evaluation.
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS scores, if the applicant does not speak English as a native language and has not received a graduate or undergraduate degree in an English-speaking territory.