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Arnold School of Public Health


Degrees Offered & Deadlines

Your graduate degree program determines your public health application type, required tests, application deadlines and enrollment terms. Use this page to determine the appropriate application and deadline date 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 Application Requirements by Degree Application Deadline Application Type  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
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.

Fall (Priority): Nov. 15
Fall: Feb. 15
Spring: Oct. 1

USC Graduate School GRE
Ph.D.

Fall: March 1; final deadline for all candidates June 1

Spring: Oct. 1; final deadline for all candidates 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: July 1
Fall II: Sept. 15
Spring I: Oct. 30
Spring II: Feb. 1

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 or HAMPCAS GRE/GMAT
JD/MHA

Fall: Jan. 15

USC Graduate School GRE/GMAT
MSW/MPH, MPA/MPH

FallFeb. 1

USC Graduate School GRE/GMAT
Ph.D.

Fall: Jan. 15; hard deadline: May 1

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