Admissions

The UMass Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences utilizes the Schools of Public Health Application Service (SOPHAS) for receiving applications to our M.S. and M.P.H. degree programs. Please visit the SOPHAS website for a complete list of application procedures and instructions.

To apply to our Ph.D. program, please visit the Graduate School Admissions website.

Admission decisions are based upon all application materials. Successful applicants generally have a GPA of 3.00 or better. For those with an advanced professional or doctoral degree, the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) can be waived by the department. A TOEFL exam is required for foreign nationals. A strong science background in a prospective applicant's undergraduate work is recommended.

If you are considering our graduate program and have specific questions, contact  ehsadmissions@umass.edu.