Admission requires evidence of quantitative abilities and a commitment to public health through previous course work, independent study, and/or professional experience. Applications may be completed online through the Hofstra University website at hofstra.edu/gradapply.
Admission to the program is based on a comprehensive review of multiple criteria, including the following:
- A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university.
- Official transcripts for all undergraduate, graduate and/or medical school academic work.
- A cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher in all course work.
- Three letters of recommendation.
- Personal statement addressing the applicant’s intent to pursue a career in public health.
- Professional Resume
- Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores. (Other standardized test scores – e.g., MCAT, GMAT, LSAT— may be substituted. Medical school graduates are waived from this requirement; graduates with other terminal degrees may also be waived from this requirement.) Contact Graduate Admission for more information.
- For international applicants, TOEFL scores are required.
The program director may request an interview to further discuss a candidate’s application materials. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis from January through May.