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PhD in Public Health Sciences in Environmental Health

Admission Requirements

An applicant who has satisfactorily completed an appropriate degree with a specialization in environmental health or an advanced degree (MD, DVM. PhD, DO) may be eligible for admission to the PhD in Public Health Environmental Health Specialization 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 39 credit-hours required for postmaster’s doctoral work.

The following are additionally required for admission:

  • Undergraduate and Graduate GPA ≥ 3.0 on 4.0 scale
  • GRE score from the exam taken within 5 years of expected matriculation, although no minimum GRE scores are specified, students who have succeeded in this program have typically had GRE scores above the 50th percentile
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) minimum score of 80 for international students

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

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