Admissions Requirements

You must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution to be considered for admission. A minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 is required. The program also requires a number of prerequisite courses. Learn more about program prerequisites.

Who should apply?

Doctoral students come from all over the country and have various academic backgrounds and degrees. Recently admitted students have traditional backgrounds in exercise science and kinesiology and more nontraditional backgrounds like dance, engineering, English and sociology. The department also welcomes career changers. Some students have been out of school for more than 10 years before entering the doctoral program.

For specific application requirements, visit the College of Public Health website.

Admissions Deadlines

Summer term start: Nov. 1