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Arnold School of Public Health


Application Deadlines and Requirements

Your graduate degree program determines your public health application process, required tests, application deadlines and enrollment terms, which vary by degree program. Use this page to determine the appropriate application for your public health graduate degree. International applicants and applicants wishing to apply for graduate assistantships should submit their application materials early for top consideration.

Area of Study Degree Application Deadline Application  Required Test
Advanced Athletic Training   M.S. Fall: Rolling USC Graduate School GRE
Biostatistics   MPH, MSPH Fall: Feb. 15
Spring: Jul. 15
SOPHAS GRE
Ph.D. Fall (Priority): Nov. 1 SOPHAS GRE
DrPH, Ph.D. Fall: Feb. 15
Spring: Jul.15
Summer: Dec. 15
SOPHAS GRE
Communication Sciences & Disorders

 

 
MSP, MCD (Distance Format) Fall: Jan. 1
Summer: Jan. 1
CSDCAS GRE
Ph.D. Fall, Spring, SummerRolling USC Graduate School  GRE
Environmental Health Sciences MPH, M.S., Ph.D. Fall: Priority: Dec. 1
FallJan. 15
Spring: Jul. 15
SOPHAS GRE
Epidemiology/Environmental Health Sciences Ph.D. Fall: Jan. 15
Spring: Jul. 15
SOPHAS GRE
Epidemiology  MPH, MSPH Fall: Jan. 15 SOPHAS GRE
Ph.D. Fall: Priority: Nov. 1
Fall: Jan. 15
Spring: Jul. 15
SOPHAS GRE
Exercise Science  M.S., Ph.D. Fall: Apr.1
Spring: Nov. 15
USC Graduate School GRE
M.S., Ph.D. (graduate assistantship priority review applicants) Fall: Nov. 15 USC Graduate School GRE
General Public Health    MPH FallFeb. 15 SOPHAS GRE/MCAT
MD/MPHPreventive Medicine/MPH FallFeb. 15
Spring: Jul. 15
SummerFeb. 15
USC Graduate School GRE/MCAT/PCAT
PharmD/MPH FallFeb. 15
SummerFeb. 15
USC Graduate School GRE/MCAT
Certificate of Graduate Study in Public Health Fall: Jun. 1
Spring: Oct. 1
Summer: Apr. 1
USC Graduate School n/a
Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior    MPH, MSPH FallFeb. 15
Spring: Jul. 15
SOPHAS GRE
MPH Professional Online Program Fall I, Fall II, Spring I, Spring II, Summer: Rolling USC Graduate School GRE
MSW/MPH FallFeb. 15
Spring: Jul. 15
USC Graduate School GRE
DrPH, Ph.D. Fall: Dec. 1
SOPHAS GRE
Graduate Certificate in Health Communication Fall, Spring, Summer: Rolling
USC Graduate School GRE
Health Services Policy and Management   MPH, MPH-Distance Format FallFeb. 1 SOPHAS GRE/GMAT
MHA Fall: Jan. 15 SOPHAS GRE/GMAT
JD/MHA Fall: Jan. 15 USC Graduate School GRE/GMAT
MSW/MPH FallFeb. 1 USC Graduate School GRE/GMAT
Ph.D. Fall: Jan. 15 SOPHAS GRE/GMAT
Physical Activity and Public Health MPH FallFeb. 15
Spring: Jul. 15
SummerFeb. 15
SOPHAS GRE
Physical Therapy DPT Fall: Nov. 1 PTCAS GRE