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M.P.H. and M.S. in Epidemiology Program Application Requirements for International Applicant

Our programs require a high level of facility with the English language.  In order to ensure your success, we require a TOEFL or IELTS score from the following students:

  • Those whose native language is not English;
  • Those from countries where English is one of the official languages, but not necessarily the first language of the majority of the population;
  • Those from countries where English is not a native language, although available as a language of instruction at all or some levels of schooling;
  • Those whose transcripts are not in English or are from schools in non-English speaking countries.

For the TOEFL, our minimum cumulative score is 81 (IBT: no score lower than 20 in each of the four (4) sections).  Send TOEFL scores directly to www.csdcas.org (CSDCAS code: 1220) for SLP and for public health to www.sophas.aspph.org (SOPHAS code: 5688).  

On the IELTS, we require a minimum score of Band 6.5.

For more information on these tests, please contact Educational Testing Service (TOEFL), PO Box 6151, Princeton, NJ 08541-6000; telephone (609) 921-9000; e-mail: toefl@ets.org.

For more information on International Student Requirements, please read General Information for International Students.