The Master of Public Health degree program accepts applications for admission in the Fall and Summer I semesters. Applications for Spring admission are not currently accepted.
All applicants must complete the Virginia Tech Graduate School Application:
The program has three admissions deadlines:
Electronic submission of transcripts through the online Graduate School Application is strongly preferred. Please visit the Graduate School website for guidelines on uploading transcripts.
If you need to send a paper transcript, please have your institution(s) send one official copy directly to each of the following addresses:
Virginia Tech Graduate Admissions
Department of Population Health Sciences
|3 academic or professional letters of recommendation|
All letters of recommendation should be completed through the online Graduate School Application. This method allows applicants the ability to view the receipt status of their letters of recommendation and send reminders to referees.
Letters may also be submitted via the paper reference form and mailed to the department at the address above.
|Official test scores|
Official test scores must be sent directly to the Graduate School by the testing agency. For GRE and TOEFL, the institution code is 5859, and there is no department code.
The GRE General Test is required. There is no minimum score for application to the MPH degree program; however, to ensure competitiveness, students are encouraged to have at least a combined score of 1000 (old scoring) or 300 (new scoring as of August 2011).
An English language test is required from most international applicants. Please visit the Graduate School website for university-wide minimum scores and requirements.
|1 to 2 page personal statement||To be submitted in the Graduate School Application.|
|Resume or CV||To be submitted in the Graduate School Application.|
VMRCVM veterinary students, VTCSOM MD students, and current Virginia Tech graduate students who wish to apply for admission into the MPH degree program will follow an expedited process. Please contact email@example.com for application requirements and deadlines.