Admissions Requirements

In order to submit an application to one of the School of Public Health and Information Sciences (SPHIS) degree programs, you must apply to the University of Louisville Graduate School. Admission requirements for each SPHIS degree program are listed below.

Admissions RequirementsDeadlines

Certificate in Biostatistics

Fall semester – Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

Domestic student are encouraged to apply no later than 30 days prior to the start of the fall semester.

International students are encouraged to apply no later than 120 days prior to the start of the fall semester. 

Spring semester – Applications are not accepted.

Summer semester – April 1 (International applicants); May 1 (Domestic applicants).

MS in Biostatistics

Fall semester – Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

Domestic student are encouraged to apply no later than 30 days prior to the start of the fall semester.

International students are encouraged to apply no later than 120 days prior to the start of the fall semester. 

Spring semester – Applications are not accepted.

Summer semester – April 1 (International applicants); May 1 (Domestic applicants).

Certificate in Clinical Investigation Sciences

Fall semester - Completed applications and all required application materials are due by August 1.

International students are encouraged to apply no later than 120 days prior to the start of the fall semester. 

Spring semester – Accepted with Program Director approval.

Summer semester – Applications are not accepted.

MSc in Clinical Investigation Sciences

Fall semester - Completed applications and all required application materials are due by August 1.

International students are encouraged to apply no later than 120 days prior to the start of the fall semester. 

Spring semester – Accepted with Program Director approval.

Summer semester – Applications are not accepted.

MS in Epidemiology

Fall semester - March 1 (International applicants); April 1 (Domestic applicants).

Spring semester - Applications are not accepted.

Summer semester – Applications are not accepted.

MS in Health Administration

Fall semester – March 1 (International applicants); July 1 (Domestic applicants). To be competitive for available program scholarship opportunities, applicants should apply on or before March 1 for full consideration. 

Spring semester – Applications are not accepted.

Summer semester – Applications are not accepted.

MS in Health Data Analytics

Fall semester – Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

Domestic student are encouraged to apply no later than 30 days prior to the start of the fall semester.

International students encouraged to apply no later than 120 days prior to the start of the fall semester. 

Spring semester – Applications are not accepted.

Summer semester – Applications are not accepted.

Master of Public Health (MPH)

Fall semester – March 1 (International applicants). Applications are accepted on a rolling basis for domestic students.

Domestic student are encouraged to apply no later than 30 days prior to the start of the fall semester.

Spring semester – Applications are not accepted.

Summer semester – Applications are not accepted.

PhD in Biostatistics

Fall semester – Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

Domestic student are encouraged to apply no later than 30 days prior to the start of the fall semester.

International students encouraged to apply no later than 120 days prior to the start of the fall semester. 

Spring semester – Applications are not accepted.

Summer semester – Applications are not accepted.

PhD in Public Health Sciences - Epidemiology

Fall semester - January 1 (International applicants); February 1 (Domestic applicants)

To be competitive for available program scholarship opportunities, applicants should apply on or before March 1 for full consideration.

Spring semester - Applications are not accepted.

Summer semester – Applications are not accepted.

PhD in Public Health Sciences - Environmental Health

Fall Semester – May 1

Spring semester - Applications are not accepted.

Summer semester – Applications are not accepted.

PhD in Public Health Sciences - Health Management & Policy

Fall semester –  March 1.

Applications received after the priority admission deadline will be considered on a space-available basis.

Spring semester – Applications are not accepted.

Summer semester – Applications are not accepted.

PhD in Public Health Sciences - Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences

Fall semester – March 1 (International applicants); March 31 (Domestic applicants).

Applications received by December 31 will receive first consideration for admission and funding. Those received after December 31 will be considered based on availability of space in the program. 

Spring semester - Applications are not accepted.

Summer semester – Applications are not accepted.

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