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Follow the links in each section for detailed information about the admissions process and requirements.

Admissions Timeline

Apply Today! Applications for the Autumn 2024 admission cycle are now open:

  • MPH in Public Health Genetics
  • MS in Genetic Epidemiology
  • PhD in Public Health Genetics

The application deadline is January 19, 2024 for all three IPHG degrees.

View the Admissions timeline and deadline policy for the 2024 process.

Eligibility Requirements

All applicants to an IPHG graduate program must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree* or higher in any discipline
  • Prerequisite Coursework
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • English language proficiency requirements (non-native English speakers)

* In order to be eligible to apply for autumn quarter, applicants must have earned their bachelor’s degree by the end of that summer. Applicants do not need to have earned their bachelor’s degree prior to applying for the program.

Review the Eligibility Requirements page for details and additional information

Prerequisite Coursework Requirements

The following introductory coursework and/or basic training is expected for applicants to the MPH, MS or PhD degrees:

  • Genetics/Genomics
  • Biology
  • Basic Statistics/Biostatistics

View the Prerequisite Guidelines and Example Coursework.

Application and Materials

The MPH uses a different application process than the MS and PhD. Follow the applicable link below for information and instructions about the requirements for each.

Note: All degrees in the Institute for Public Health Genetics are in-person and on-campus.