PhD in Public Health Sciences in Environmental Health

Admission Requirements

An applicant who has satisfactorily completed an appropriate M.S. degree or MPH with a concentration in environmental health is eligible for admission to the Ph.D. specialization in environmental health. An applicant with an advanced degree (M.D., Ph.D., D.O.) may also be accepted pending evaluation of appropriate training, experience, or coursework. The previous graduate work by such an applicant is reviewed on a case-by-case basis, and the applicant, if admitted, may be required to take additional course work prior to completing the minimum 38 credit hours required for post-master’s doctoral work.

The following are additionally required for admission:

  • Undergraduate and Graduate GPA > 3.0 on 4.0 scale
  • Minimum GRE > 500 Verbal; > 600 Quantitative
  • If applicable, Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score > 60th percentile

Any questions, contact Barbara Parker at or 502-852-3290.

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