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
  • International students: one of the below English proficiency examinations. Minimum scores acceptable for admission are:

Do you require the GRE?

We do not require the GRE or other standardized tests. International students must submit scores from an English proficiency examination (see below).

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