FIU Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work

Florida International University - Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work
Florida International University - Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work

Graduate Resources


Admissions to Graduate Programs

To be admitted as a graduate student in PUBLIC HEALTH you must apply to SOPHAS and complete the FIU SUPPLEMENTAL APPLICATION. The details are provided below.

All other applicants to graduate programs in DIETETICS and NUTRITION and SOCIAL WORK should follow the application process through the University Graduate School. Your completion and submission of the FIU graduate admissions application will be your electronic signature, which is legally recognized by Florida Statutes.

For Graduate application priority deadlines click here. The Public Health priority deadline for domestic applicants in Master is March 1st.

Applications submitted after the final deadlines might not be processed in time for admission into desired semester. International applications take longer to process and should be submitted as early as possible. Applications submitted after the deadlines might not be processed in time for admission into desired semester.

Please carefully read the instructions that appear throughout the application pages. You can only submit your application once. If you have updates to any information you submitted or have any questions please notify the graduate admissions office immediately (email: or phone: 305-348-7442).

Applications to Public Health Programs

Please follow the steps below to ensure that your application is complete. Only completed applications with supporting documentation will be considered for admissions.

Applications to Dietetics & Nutrition Programs

The MS in Dietetics and Nutrition reviews admissions applicants for fall, spring and summer semesters of every year.

The Ph.D. In dietetics and nutrition reviews admissions applications the fall semester of every year.

Applications to Social Work Programs

Application for the MPH Degree Fall 2015

STEP 1 - Application should be submitted through SOPHAS (The Centralized Application Service for Public Health Programs)

  • Complete an online application via SOPHAS (Choose “APPLY NOW”) and pay the appropriate fee to SOPHAS 
  • Complete the required FIU supplemental application and pay the $30 fee
  • ALL official transcripts should be submitted to SOPHAS for verification
  • Upload all required supplemental items including three 3 letters of recommendation, CV, and Personal Statement to SOPHAS

STEP 2 –

  • Following a review of all completed applications admission decisions will be conveyed to applicants from the University’s Graduate Admissions Office.
  • Admitted students will need to provide FIU Admissions with all required documents.
  • For questions about the SOPHAS application process contact: Tel: (617) 612-2090 Fax: (617) 612-2051; Email:

Admission Requirements at a glance

  • Program: Public Health
  • Degree: MPH
  • Contact: Office of Student & Alumni Affairs, Phone: 305-348-7777,
  • Starts Terms: Fall only
  • Application Deadline: Graduate Admissions deadline
  • GPA: Contact department for minimum requirements
  • GRE: Required; Environmental & Occupational Health track accepts GRE, DAT, MCAT or GMAT
  • TOEFL: Requred for all foreign graduates (550 paper-based, 80 internet-based or 6.5 on IELTS exam)
  • Applicant Statement/Letter of Intent: Required
  • Letters of Recommendaiton: Required, 3 Letters
  • Additional Requirements: Resume; Students MUST select a sub plan / specialization from the following list: Biostatistics, Environmental & Occupational Health, Epidemiology, Health Policy & Management, Health Promotion & Disease Prevention 

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Office of Student & Alumni Affairs
Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work
Florida International University
Modesto A. Maidique Campus, AHC5 145
11200 SW 8th Street
Miami, FL, 33199

Phone: 305-348-7777