Applying to the Program

Important Dates

Application Deadline: Apr 15 (Jan 15 for priority consideration; after Apr 15 considered on space-available basis)

Semester of entry: Fall only (begins end of June)


  1. Have an earned master’s degree in an academic or allied health-related field from an accredited college or university (Preference will be given to applicants who have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.3 on master’s-level work.)
  2. Completed a three-credit graduate course in statistics (including topics such as random variables, probability, distributions, descriptive statistics, hypothesis testing and inferential statistics) with a minimum grade of B within the past five years.
  3. Provide a writing sample (All applicants are required to complete a writing sample assignment. This writing sample activity will take one hour and will focus on important health care topic issues. Applicants will schedule a time for the writing sample activity with the program director prior to the application deadline.)
  4. Articulate clear professional and educational goals and written communication skills through the submission of a personal statement
  5. When required, applicants must have a minimum Test of English as a Foreign Language score of 600.

Please visit the application website to apply to the Ph.D Program.

Application fee

A nonrefundable $70 application fee is required with each graduate program application. You will be asked to submit your payment at the end of your online application.