Admission Requirements

Degree Programs

Admission requirements for the PhD in Epidemiology, MS in Epidemiology, and MPH, Epidemiology concentration

Certificate Programs

Admission requirements for the Certificate in Psychiatric Epidemiology

Degree Programs

If you meet the criteria listed below, learn how to apply.

  • Bachelor’s or equivalent degree from a regionally accredited institution. A master’s degree is preferred, but not required, for applicants to the PhD program.
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA for the last 60 hours of undergraduate coursework
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) with all of the following minimum scores:
    • Combined: 300
    • Verbal: 150
    • Analytical Writing: 3.0
  • International students: one of the below English proficiency examinations. Minimum scores acceptable for admission are:

Is a GRE waiver available?

Applicants with a previous graduate or professional degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution may be exempt from the GRE at the discretion of the admissions committee.

If you choose to apply without submitting GRE scores, please include a brief statement with your application explaining why you wish your application to be considered without GRE scores.

Is an English proficiency waiver available?

International applicants are exempt from the English proficiency requirement if enrolled for one academic year in a degree-seeking program at a regionally accredited institution in a country where English is the official language prior to your anticipated term of enrollment at UF, or if you are from one of the following countries.

Florida law requires all non-U.S. students who are going to be graduate teaching assistants to prove adequate command of the English language.


Certificate Programs

If you meet the criteria listed below, learn how to apply.

  • Bachelor’s or equivalent degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Satisfactory conduct record