MS in Epidemiology & Clinical Research

Application Requirements

Primary Application:

  • Primary applications are accepted through SOPHAS ( 
  • For Admissions Deadlines, visit  
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a 3.2 GPA or better. Admitted students usually have GPAs that are higher than 3.0. 
    • Preferred: Doctoral degree in a medical, dental or other healthcare field from an accredited college or university.
  • Official transcripts from all post-secondary schools. Transcripts for all degrees earned in schools outside the U.S. or Canada must be evaluated by an agency accredited by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services. 
  • Three references from persons who can address the applicant's capacity to complete a course of graduate study. If the applicant is a student or has graduated within the last two years, at least one letter must be from a college or university faculty member with whom the applicant has studied. 
  • A Cover Letter is required for the primary application. It should be no more than 500 words and should be submitted with your application.
  • Your Cover Letter should describe your research interest area(s) and identify potential mentor. In addition, the letter should address how you see this program contributing to your career trajectory. 
  • Completion of the on-line application.


  • A personal interview, if requested by the Research Mentor Matching committee, will be scheduled.