How to Apply
So you’ve decided to pursue a career in public health. What’s next?
Step 1 – Do Your Research
Before you apply to the Bloomberg School, carefully review each department and degree program to find the one that’s best for you. Review the website and/or latest Academic Prospectus for a full list of options.
Step 2 – Know Your Deadline
Application deadlines vary by department, degree program and sometimes degree track. Know your program!
Bloomberg School policy requires you to submit the online application and all supporting materials by the application deadline. Be sure to allow plenty of time for transcripts, letters of recommendation and other items to arrive.
Step 3 – Know Your Application Requirements
Application requirements also vary by department, degree program and sometimes degree track. In general, you will need to submit the following:
- Online application
- Official transcripts from ALL college-level institutions attended
(International academic records? See our credentials evaluation requirement)
- GRE or other appropriate standardized test score
- English proficiency test score (TOEFL or IELTS), if applicable
- Three letters of recommendation*
- Resume or curriculum vitae**
- Personal statement**
*preferably uploaded through the online application
**uploaded to the online application
International applicants are welcome and should review the special instructions for applying from outside the U.S.
Step 4 – Apply Online
By this stage, you’ve chosen a department and degree program. You know your deadline and have gathered all the required application materials. It’s time to apply.
Apply online using the Bloomberg School's online application.
The application fee is $45 and is non-refundable. Applications cannot be processed until payment is received.
If you are applying to multiple programs, a separate application, separate application fee, and separate personal statement are required for each additional application.
Note that the Bloomberg School does not participate in SOPHAS.