Unique among the nation’s accredited schools of public health in its interdisciplinary structure, the Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work combines the five major disciplines of public health in partnership with the disciplines of dietetics and nutrition and social work. This special blend of disciplines and programs afford us the opportunity to better explore and understand the interrelatedness of social, biological, environmental and cultural determinants of health and well-being.
Each discipline and area of study has unique admissions requirements. See below for the full list of areas of study and links to their admission requirements.
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 1.
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
Please follow the steps below to ensure that your application is complete. Only completed applications with supporting documentation will be considered for admissions.
Application for the Public Health Degree
STEP 1 - Application should be submitted through SOPHAS
STEP 2 –
Address for Express Mail/Courier Services:
FIU Graduate Admissions
Modesto A. Maidique Campus, PC 230
11200 S.W. 8th Street
Miami, FL 33199
Address for all other mail:
FIU Graduate Admissions
P.O. Box 659004
Miami, FL 33265-9004
Admission Requirements at a glance
Program: Public Health
Contact: Office of Student & Alumni Affairs, Phone: 305-348-7777, firstname.lastname@example.org
Starts Terms: Fall only (Spring only for Ph.D. in EOH)
Application Deadline: Graduate Admissions deadline
GPA: Contact department for minimum requirements
GRE: Required; Environmental & Occupational Health -M.P.H. track accepts GRE, DAT, MCAT or GMAT
TOEFL: Required for all foreign graduates (550 paper-based, 80 internet-based on TOEFL, or 6.5 on IELTS or 53 on IELTS)
Applicant Statement/Letter of Intent: Required
Letters of Recommendation: Required, 3 Letters
Writing sample required for Ph.D. (master's thesis, published manuscript or other)
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
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