Our Master's programs are designed with flexibility and the highest instructional standards in higher education. As a School of Public Health graduate you will be prepared to succeed in an incredibly diverse number of public health occupations. Whether you work as a public health professional within a community or as a safety or recreation professional who
Please note that application in SOPHAS (our graduate application portal) are not reviewed from the beginning of May until the second week in August. Applications for the next academic year may be submitted once the system reopens in August.
Application deadlines for the Master's program may vary slightly each year.
To apply for any of the Master’s Programs you must have a bachelor’s degree with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.8 or take the GRE.
Personal Statement of Purpose
As part of our large family, we want to know more about you. Your personal statement gives us the opportunity to learn through a custom narrative your strengths and potential.
Standardized Test Scores (GRE)
Your standardized test score should have at least one score – verbal, quantitative, or analytical – on the upper 50th percentile.
* GRE scores are not required of U.S. citizens with a minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale, who are applying for admission to the following degree programs:
- M.P.H. degree program
- M.S. in Applied Health Science degree program in Safety Management or School and College Health Education
* GRE scores are not required of U.S. citizens with a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, who are applying for admission to the following degree program:
- M.S. in Recreation degree program
All others, please have Educational Testing Services (ETS) send official GRE scores to the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington institution code: 6979.
All international students are required to submit official GRE scores.
Pre-admission Course Work
You can take up to 9 credits (approximately 3 courses) of graduate
TOEFL or IELTS
If English is not your first language, you will also need to take the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or IELTS (International English Language Testing System).
Admissions standards recognize the value of career experiences and progression. We understand that relevant work experience provides a solid foundation upon which to build strong linkages between conceptual and practical knowledge in public health. We encourage applicants with diverse work experience to apply.
For more information about applying to our Online Master’s Program contact:
Amaury Cesar de Siqueira F °
Director, Office of Online Education
School of Public Health