MSPH Application Requirements
Applications to the MSPH health policy program are considered by a faculty admissions committee which reviews a range of criteria and considers the overall balance of each applicant's qualifications.
A strong undergraduate record is expected and the personal statement, a central element to the application, is an opportunity for the applicant to explain their commitment to the field. Applicants should also include a resume.
English Language Proficiency Tests
Applicants from countries where English is not the official language must submit scores of an English Language proficiency test.
To fulfill this requirement, the Bloomberg School will accept scores from either
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) (ETS institution code for SOPHAS applicants is 5688)
- International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
HPM English Language Waiver Policy
Depending on the test, minimum scores needed for admission are as follows:
- TOEFL paper-based version: 600
- TOEFL iBT version: 100
- IELTS: 7
Please note: if you're required to take an English language proficiency test, make sure you do so well before the January 15 application deadline. These test scores, as with all application requirements are due BY the application deadline.
Applicants can expect a response from the program within four to six weeks of application.