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Department of Environmental Health

Division of Epidemiology

How to Apply (MS & PhD Program)


  • If applying for the MS in Clinical & Translational Research, Please click here.
  • If applying for the Certificate in Clinical & Translational Research, Please click here.
  • If applying for the Molecular Epidemiology in Children's Environmental Health Training Program (MECEH), Please click here.

PhD Epidemiology Funding Opportunities 

Only students applying to the full-time PhD program in Epidemiology are eligible to receive University Graduate Assistantship and/or Scholarship (UGA/UGS) funding. UGA/UGS funding is not available for our MS or part-time PhD programs in Epidemiology. Graduate Assistant funding applications must be completed by February 1st. 

UGA/UGS funding is also not available for our MS or Certificate programs in Clinical and Translational Research, but students are encouraged to see if they’re eligible to obtain tuition funding from their department or employer.

Admissions Processes and Deadlines

The deadline for completion of applications (including submission of all application materials and, if necessary, an interview) is one month prior to the beginning of the term for which the applicant is seeking admission. For example, for consideration for Fall enrollment the deadline would approximately be late-July and for Spring enrollment it would be early-December. These deadline dates can be ascertained from the university’s academic calendar.


You will need the following to complete your application:

  • Contact Information

  • College(s) attended

  • Selection of your desired program

  • CV or resume

  • Statement of Purpose and objectives

  • Unofficial Transcripts for ALL higher education institutions attended

  • Three Letters of Recommendation from individuals familiar with your academic or professional background.

  • GRE, GMAT, and/or MCAT scores

  • International applicants whose native language is not English must take the TOEFL exam and submit official scores directly from the testing agency of a minimum of 580 (paper) 237 (computer) or 100 (internet) to be considered for the program.

  • International transcripts should be evaluated by WES

  • Official transcripts of all colleges and universities must be submitted. These must be official, therefore copies cannot replace official records from higher educational institutions attended.

Arrange to have all transcripts sent to:

Graduate School
University of Cincinnati
PO Box 210627
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0627

For more information, visit "Prospective & Future Students" at the UC Graduate School.

The Admissions Committee take into account many factors for admissions decisions. Official GREGMAT or MCAT scores should be at the 50th percentile or better.

Applicants recommended for admission may be interviewed prior to a final admissions determination.