MS Epidemiology Admissions

This newly launched program is accepting applications for the Fall 2021 term.

Application Deadline: August 1

As an applicant, you must possess a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. We review official transcripts for demonstration of satisfactory performance in quantitative and qualitative methods and in social and biological sciences. We select students based on demonstrated past academic achievement, among other qualifications.

There is no minimum GPA requirement or GRE score requirement.

Application Requirements

  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
    • Personal statement (Describe your interest in epidemiology, specific interest in our program and school, and your future career goals. No more than two pages, please.)
    • Letters of recommendation (Three)
    • Resume or CV
    • (Optional) Standardized test scores:
      • GRE: have ETS send scores to SOPHAS using the code 0571 Mt Sinai Sch Medicine SOPHAS
      • MCAT: have AAMC send scores to SOPHAS
      • GMAT, LSAT, and other standardized tests may be substituted for the GRE or MCAT with written permission from the program

Application Requirements for International Students

We are currently unable to admit international applicants while we await approval for visa sponsorship.

Tuition and Financial Aid

The MS in Epidemiology program requires the completion of 34 credits for degree conferral. Tuition for incoming students in the 2020-2021 Academic Year will be $1,300 per credit. Learn more about tuition and fees for our degree programs.

Students will be sent an invoice for tuition (assuming they have registered for classes) one month before classes begin through the Student Information System. An email notification that the invoice is ready for viewing will be sent to you with the timing for payment in advance of the first day of classes.

Many students qualify for financial aid. To learn more, visit the Office of Student Financial Services.

Student Employment Opportunities

  • Students with demonstrated financial need may be eligible for Federal Work-Study positions, including Research Assistantships. Students typically hear about open positions in the Fall term.
  • The Graduate Program in Public Health also offers Teaching Assistant positions for students. Students who work as Teaching Assistants provide part-time instructional assistance to faculty members and receive a stipend.