On-Campus Application Deadlines


Spring Summer
Priority: December 1st
Final: April 1st
October 1st March 1st
Find deadlines and requirements for the Online MPH Program here.
Find eligibility and requirements for the Progressive Degree Program here.

Admission Requirements

Applicants to the Master of Public Health program should satisfy all requirements for admission to the Graduate School. Applicants not meeting Graduate School requirements for regular standing may, with approval of the Graduate School, be conditionally admitted to select programs.

The GRE is not required.

  • Official transcripts must be received from each accredited college or university attended.

    Completion of at least one college level quantitative course
  • ALL letters must be less than a year old and on department letterhead. At least one letter must be academic. Letters from peer colleagues or friends will not be accepted.

  • Statement of Purpose and Objectives should be approximately 2-3 pages addressing both of the following questions:

    1. Why are you interested in pursuing the MPH degree at the University of Southern California?
    2. How will an MPH degree affect or enhance your career aspirations and goals?

How to Apply

Apply to the program via SOPHAS

Register for an Info Session

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