Here's what needs to happen next for you to apply to be a student in either our undergraduate or graduate programs.

Undergraduate Admissions

  1. Determine your program requirements.
  2. Apply to George Mason University.
  3. Complete and fill out the appropriate declaration form.
  4. Meet with a program advisor to obtain the advisor's signature.

Learn more about the undergraduate admissions process.


Graduate Admissions

  • For the PhD, MPH, MS, and public health certificate programs (not accelerated): Apply through SOPHAS.
  • For the accelerated MPH program (current Mason undergraduates only): Learn more here.

Learn more about the PhD and Masters-level graduate admissions processes.



Program Fall Spring
Public Health, PhD(1) 12/1  None
Public Health, MPH (1, 2) 3/1  None
Global Health, MS (1) 4/1 None
Public Health Graduate Certificate (1) 3/1 11/1

(1) For PhD, non-accelerated MPH, the MS, and Certificate programs, apply using SOPHAS.

(2) Current Mason students interested in the accelerated program apply at any date when they have earned at least 60 credits and taken specific prerequisites.