Apply to Masters Program

Application Requirements

  • Resume / Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Official Transcripts
    • All post-secondary and professional transcripts from each institution attended.
  • Statement of Purpose and Objectives It is your opportunity to inform the faculty reviewers of your qualifications, motivation, and potential to contribute to the field of public health.
    • Describe your academic and/or professional preparation for a career in public health.
    • Your focused interest in the degree program/department or field of study to which you are applying.
    • Career plans upon completion of the program at UTMB School of Public and Population Health.
    • Note any relevant strengths or weaknesses in your background or in your ability to carry out your professional responsibilities.
  • Three (3) Letters of Recommendation - sent electronically via SOPHAS. 
    • You must request LORs from individuals qualified to evaluate your academic and professional performance, ability, motivation, and character. 
    • At least one LOR should come from a current or former professor/instructor.

Additional application requirements for international applicants 

  • World Education Services (WES) In lieu of official transcripts. 
    • iCAP course-by-course evaluation of academic records from institutions outside of the U.S.
  • TOEFL or IELTS (scores must be less than 2 years old). 
    • TOEFL iBT score of 94 or higher, or
    • IELTS overall score of 7.0 or higher 
    • If English was the primary language of instruction and is listed on WES, you may request a waiver in writing.