A bachelor's degree, master's degree or higher. It is encouraged that the degree be in a related field (public health, epidemiology, biostatistics, health sciences, nursing, etc.), or MD, DVM, DO
An undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0 (on a 4 point scale), and a graduate GPA of at least 3.0 (on a 4 point scale).
Students are required to have taken two semesters of calculus and one semester of organic chemistry. Prior coursework in epidemiology, biological sciences, and public health at the under-graduate level or above is also required, and will have to be approved by the Program Director. Students without sufficient epidemiology, public health or biological training may be accepted into the program contingent upon the completion of specified science courses prior to matriculation or within an approved period of time after admission (e.g, EPID 6630, PUBH 6600, or equivalent) 1