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Arnold School of Public Health

Change of Major

Are you a current student at USC who would like to join the Arnold School? We can help!

If you are currently enrolled in another college or school on the Columbia campus, you must submit an application to enter the Arnold School of Public Health.

The next round of applications will be considered for Fall 2018 admission. 

If you need assistance making immediate academic plans, please see the Major Change Advising Office in the University Advising Center located in the Close-Hipp Building. 

Students must attend an Arnold School Change of Major Workshop prior to submitting an application.  These workshops will be offered throughout the Spring 2018 semester. 

Change of Major Workshops are held in Room 107 of the Public Health Research Center (PHRC), which is located at 921 Assembly Street.

To reserve a spot at a Change of Major Workshop, please use the link below to schedule your appointment:

The dates in which these workshops are offered are:

Date Day Time
January 19, 2018  Friday  1:00pm-2:00pm
January 25, 2018 Thursday 5:00pm-6:00pm
January 31, 2018 Wednesday 12:30pm–1:30pm
February 2, 2018 Friday 9:00am-10:00am
February 5, 2018 Monday 4:00pm-5:00pm
February 9, 2018 Friday 10:00am–11:00am
February 13, 2018 Tuesday 4:30pm-5:30pm
February 19, 2018 Monday 12:00pm-1:00pm
February 23, 2018 Friday 9:30am-10:30am
February 28, 2018 Wednesday 1:00pm-2:00pm

The Arnold School admissions policy requires that you follow these guidelines:

  1. Students must have a minimum USC cumulative GPA of 2.75 and a minimum of 12 USC credit hours to apply. 
  2. Students must attend an ASPH Change of Major Workshop and submit a Change of Major Application.
  3. Applications will NOT be accepted after established deadlines.

If you have any questions about the application process, please contact Mrs. JoSondra Hughes at