How to Apply - Advanced Certificate in Public Health Program

Instructions for Certificate Program Students

Admission requirements:

  • Completed SOPHAS Express application
  • Application fee
  • Official transcripts from all academic institutions attended*
  • One Letter of Recommendation
  • Personal Statement
  • Resume or CV
  • Applicants for whom English is a second language are required to submit scores from the TOEFL exam

For international applicants or those attending foreign institutions: SOPHAS requires that transcripts from colleges and universities outside the U.S. be evaluated by World Education Services (WES). Please see for instructions.

Applications will not be considered complete or reviewed for admission until ALL supporting documents have been received.

*Please have official transcripts sent to:

Office of Admissions - The Graduate Program in Public Health
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
One Gustave L. Levy Place, Box 1002
New York, NY 10029

Program Eligibility

Applicants must possess a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university. While there are no specific course requirements, official transcripts will be reviewed for demonstration of satisfactory performance in quantitative and qualitative methods and in social and biological sciences. Students are selected on the basis of demonstrated past academic achievement.

Affirmative Action

The Graduate Program in Public Health complies with the affirmative action policy of Icahn School of Medicine by considering all applicants to the Program on the basis of their total merit. The Program does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, or citizenship status, in accordance with institutional policy and in compliance with the requirements of the Civil Rights Act, the Education Amendments, the Rehabilitation Act, the Age Discrimination Act, and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

MD-MPH Dual Degree Students

Students who are applying for a dual MD/MPH degree do not need to submit a SOPHAS application; however, dual degree applicants should submit a supplemental application. Please contact the Program Office for details.

Contact Us
Tel: 212-824-7292
Fax: 212-824-2327

Center for Advanced Medicine (CAM)
17 E. 102nd Street
New York, New York 10029