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M.P.H. and M.H.S.A.

FOR FALL 2014:

Any department listed as "open" in SOPHAS, is still accepting applications on a rolling basis past their priority deadline. Applicants are encouraged to submit by the priority deadline in order to ensure review before capacity is reached.

  • SOPHAS:(opens Sept. 3) You can use the Schools of Public Health Common Application Services to apply for all UM SPH MPH and MHSA programs online. Note that deadlines shown below are for Fall admission each year. Current cycle is Fall 2014.
    • International Applicants: Hard Deadline: Jan. 15
    • Domestic Applicants:
      • HBHE: Priority deadline: Jan. 15 (current status: CLOSED)
      • EHS: Priority deadline: Jan. 15 (current status: CLOSED)
      • EPID: Priority deadline: Jan. 15 (Closing June 16, 2014; EPID International Health is CLOSED)
      • HMP: Priority deadline: Dec. 15, hard deadline Feb. 15 (current status: CLOSED)
      • HMP Executive Masters: Hard deadline: July 31 (current status: CLOSED)
      • BIOSTAT: Priority deadline: Dec. 15 (current status: CLOSED)
  • First-Year UM Graduate Students who wish to add a MPH or MHSA to their graduate experience at the University of Michigan should contact for a SPH Dual Degree PDF application. This option is only for current University of Michigan- Ann Arbor graduate students enrolled in their first year at another school or college on campus. SPH only admits for Fall semester and will accept your previous transcripts and Letters of Recommendation from your admitting unit. Applicants are required to submit SPH relevant essays and an applicant fee will apply ($75 domestic/ $75 international).

M.S. and Ph.D.

M.S. and Ph.D. applications should be submitted through the Rackham Graduate School online application.

M. S. and Ph.D. department deadlines are listed on the Rackham Department Information Guide.

M.S. and Ph.D. admissions are administered by the Rackham Graduate School and the department you are applying to. Please do not send any M.S. or Ph.D. admissions materials to the UM SPH Admissions Office. Please refer to the Rackham Admissions website or the SPH department websites for more specific admissions information and instructions.

Master of Health Informatics (M.H.I.)

Applications for admission to the Master of Health Informatics program are accepted independent of applications submitted through SOPHAS. For more information, visit the HI program website.

Certificate in the Foundations of Public Health (C.F.P.H.)

Apply to the Certificate in the Foundations of Public Heath (CFPH) online program.

The Winter 2015 application will be available in mid-August. The Winter 2015 deadline is November 15, 2014. This is a hard deadline for the online application form, fee and supplemental materials. Applications will be reviewed upon receipt.

Please contact if you have any questions.