MPH – Applicants/Admissions

To Apply

Applications for admission to the Rutgers MPH program are accepted by the following deadlines:

  • All applicants for all degrees Spring Deadline: (To begin in January) - October 15th (Applications will continue to be received after October 1st on a space available basis.)
  • MPH, MS, certificate applicants for Fall Deadline: (To begin in September) - May 1st - February 15th for early decision (Applications will continue to be received after May 1st on a space available basis.)

Application Information

MPH and MS applicants must apply through the Schools of Public Health Application Service (SOPHAS) website located at

Applicants to the MPH Program must provide the following:

  • Official transcripts for all post-secondary registered coursework
  • Official test score results (students must have taken the GRE, or a test such as the GMAT or MCAT)
  • A personal statement
  • Two letters of recommendation

Details about the application process are provided on the Rutgers School of Public Health website ( Also, applicants may contact Ms. Rhonda Barnes with detailed questions about the application process:

Ms. Rhonda Barnes, BSW
Administrative Coordinator
School of Public Health
Rutgers Biological and Health Sciences


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