Department of Health Policy and Management

Admissions

CURRENTLY, WE ARE NOT ACCEPTING ANY APPLICATIONS FOR THE DRPH PROGRAM. PLEASE CHECK BACK AT A LATER TIME.

How to Apply

For more specific information, please check out the Fielding School of Public Health Admissions Checklist

1. Submit an online application to SOPHAS at www.sophas.org
2. Submit an online application to UCLA at www.gdnet.ucla.edu
3. Submit appropriate materials to UCLA - Fielding School of Public Health (refer to the checklist)

Requirements

MPH
http://www.gdnet.ucla.edu/gasaa/pgmrq/pubhlth.asp

- GRE required; Average score of 65th to 70th percentile in all three sections
- Bachelor’s Degree from 4-yr University/Equivalent
- 3 Letters of Recommendation (2 Professors, 1 Employer accepted)
- Minimum 3.0 GPA from 4-yr University/Equivalent; Average GPA of 3.57
- Adequate preparation in statistics, physical sciences, biological sciences, and social sciences
- Experience in a hospital or clinical setting preferable
- Resume/CV
- Statement of Purpose
- HSO (1-yr): MCAT scores accepted for MD Applicants
- MPH/MBA (GMAT or GRE accepted), MPH/MD (MCAT accepted), MPH/JD (LSAT accepted), MPH/MPP—Follow same requirements as the MPH program, as well as the admission guidelines for the other degree program

MS & PhD
http://www.gdnet.ucla.edu/gasaa/pgmrq/hlthserv.asp

- MS: same requirement as MPH
- MS-1yr: MCAT scores accepted for MD Applicants
- PhD: minimum 3.5 in graduate studies recommended; Average GPA of 3.65
- PhD: GRE required; Average score of 80th percentile in all three sections
- 3 Letters of Recommendation (2 Professors, 1 Employer accepted)
- Resume/CV
- Statement of Purpose
- Writing sample (Minimum of 15-20 pages) – research paper preferred

International Students
http://www.internationalcenter.ucla.edu/

- TOEFL required;

Minimum score of 87, though we prefer at least 100

Admissions Deadline

- Applications are usually available mid-September. We encourage you to apply early.
- Deadline for Fall 2017 Admission: December 1, 2016.

Applications received after the December 1st deadline may be considered, but will have reduced opportunities for admission, financial support, and housing.

Tuition & Fees

Professional Degree Fees

Annual tuition & fees for the MPH and DrPH Degree Programs can be accessed here.

Graduate Student Fees

Annual tuition & fees for the MS and PhD Degree Programs can be accessed here.

For the complete schedule of tuition & fees, visit the UCLA Registrar's Office website. Questions regarding California residency can be answered by visiting the Residence for Tuition Purposes page.