Master of Public Health

For questions about the Master of Public Health (MPH), please contact Zoraya Arguello, Public Health Coordinator, at arguello@fiu.edu.

Applicants to the MPH must meet the following admission criteria:

  • Must have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an accredited college or university, or in the case of foreign students, an accredited institution recognized in its own country as preparing students for further study at the graduate level.
  • Must have a minimum of a 3.0 Grade Point Average (GPA) on a 4.0 scale. The GPA is calculated on the student’s last 60 credits of undergraduate upper division hours.
  • Must have GRE scores that are less than five years old (see below for applicable exceptions).

To be considered for admission, all applicants must submit the following required application materials:

  • SOPHAS Application: http://sophas.org/
  • Statement of Purpose, which should include why you have chosen this degree, what interests you about the concentration you have chosen, and how you intend on using the degree once you graduate. (Upload to SOPHAS)
  • Three letters of recommendation. (Upload to SOPHAS)
  • Resume/CV (Upload to SOPHAS)
  • Official university/college transcripts from all institutions previously attended. For additional instructions, please click here.
  • Official GRE Scores, to be sent to FIU SOPHAS Code 7293 (must be less than five years old).
    • Note—The following exceptions apply to the GRE requirement:
      • For the MPH in Environmental and Occupational Health, the committee may exempt the applicant from submitting a GRE score if the applicant has submitted MCAT, DAT, or GMAT scores.
      • For the MPH in Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Health Policy & Management, Health Promotion & Disease Prevention, and Maternal & Child Health, the committee may exempt the applicant from submitting a GRE score if the applicant has submitted MCAT or DAT scores, has earned a Ph.D., or is a practicing physician, dentist, pharmacist, or an individual of an equivalent background.
  • FIU Graduate Admissions Supplemental Application.

International Applicants

In addition to the items listed above, all international applicants must submit the following:

Application Deadlines

Domestic Applicants

Fall Semester: May 1st for application; June 1st for all application materials and documents.

Spring Semester: July 1st for application; August 1st for all application materials and documents.*

*Note: Given the SOPHAS cycle and calendar, spring admissions reopen briefly from early September through October 1st.  If you are a domestic applicant and you missed the July 1st deadline, please contact Zoraya Arguello at arguello@fiu.edu to discuss your options.

International Applicants

Fall Semester: February 15th for application; March 1st for all application materials and documents.

Spring Semester: July 1st for application; August 1st for all application materials and documents.