Deadlines and Requirements

Admission deadlines and requirements vary across our academic programs. Please refer to the chart below for details on 2016-2017 application deadlines and requirements. If you are ready to apply, visit our graduate admissions page for detailed instructions.

If you are an international applicant, please visit International Student & Scholar Services graduate admissions for the additional documents you will need to submit.

Degree/Program Deadline to Apply for Admission Application Requirements for Program Admission
Degree Name  Program Name (Campus) Start Term Application Type Priority Consideration Deadline Final Deadline  
MA Kinesiology  Fall '18 All applicants N/A 1/16/2018 The MA in Kinesiology program does NOT use SOPHAS. Applicants should complete the University of Maryland College Park Online Graduate Application and the Application Supplemental Form.

Applicants interested in applying for a teaching assistantship must complete the application found here and email it to knes-grad@umd.edu

Spring '18 US applicants N/A

9/29/2017

 

Spring '19 International applicants N/A 6/1/2018
MHA Health Services Administration  Fall '18 US applicants 12/15/2017 4/15/2018 SOPHAS Application*

University of Maryland College Park Supplemental Application

International applicants 12/15/2017 2/15/2018
MPH Behavioral and Community Health  Fall '18 US applicants 12/15/2017 4/15/2018 SOPHAS Application*

University of Maryland College Park Supplemental Application

International applicants 12/15/2017 2/15/2018
Biostatistics  Fall '18 US applicants 12/15/2017  

4/15/2018

SOPHAS Application*

University of Maryland College Park Supplemental Application

International applicants 12/5/2017 2/15/2018
Epidemiology  Fall '18 US applicants 12/15/2017 4/15/2018 SOPHAS Application*

University of Maryland College Park Supplemental Application

International applicants 12/15/2017 2/15/2018
Environmental Health Sciences  Fall '18 US applicants 12/15/2017 4/15/2018 SOPHAS Application*

University of Maryland College Park Supplemental Application

International applicants 12/15/2017 2/15/2018
Health Equity Fall '18 US applicants 12/15/2017 4/15/2018 SOPHAS Application*
University of Maryland College Park Supplemental Application
International applicants 12/15/2017 2/15/2018
Health Policy Analysis and Evaluation Fall '18 US applicants 12/15/2017 4/15/2018 SOPHAS Application*
University of Maryland College Park Supplemental Application
International applicants 12/15/2017 2/15/2018
Physical Activity  Fall '18 US applicants 12/15/2017 4/15/2018 SOPHAS Application*

University of Maryland College Park Supplemental Application

International applicants 12/15/2017 2/15/2018
 MPH Public Health Practice & Policy  Spring '18 US applicants 10/15/17 11/15/2017 SOPHAS Application*

University of Maryland College Park Supplemental Application

Fall '18 US applicants 12/15/2017 4/15/2018
     
MS Couple and Family Therapy  Fall '18 US applicants N/A 1/15/2018 The Couple and Family Therapy program does NOT use SOPHAS. Applicants should complete the University of Maryland College Park Online Graduate Application and the Application Supplemental Form. Answer the additional Couple and Family Therapy application questions. Answers should be submitted in hard copy to: Couple & Family Therapy Program, Department of Family Science, Attention: Dr. Norman Epstein, University of Maryland, College Park,1142 School of Public Health, College Park, MD 20742
International applicants N/A 1/1/2018
PhD Behavioral and Community Health  Fall '18 All applicants 11/15/2017 2/15/2018

SOPHAS Application*

University of Maryland College Park Supplemental Application

Note: US and international applications have the same deadlines.

Epidemiology  Fall '18 All applicants 11/15/2017 2/15/2018

SOPHAS Application*

University of Maryland College Park Supplemental Application

Note: US and international applications have the same deadlines.

Family Science  Fall '18 All applicants N/A 12/15/2017 The Family Science PhD program does NOT use SOPHAS. Applicants should complete the University of Maryland College Park Online Graduate Application and the Application Supplemental Form.
Health Services  Fall '18 All applicants 11/15/2017 2/15/2018

SOPHAS Application*

University of Maryland College Park Supplemental Application

Note: US and international applications have the same deadlines.

Kinesiology  Spring '18 US applicants N/A 10/1/2017 The PhD in Kinesiology program does NOT use SOPHAS. Applicants should complete the University of Maryland College Park Online Graduate Application and the Application Supplemental Form.



Applicants interested in applying for a teaching assistantship must complete the application found here and email it to knes-grad@umd.edu
Spring '18 International applicants N/A 6/1/2017
Fall '18 All applicants N/A 1/15/2018
Maternal & Child Health  Fall '18 All applicants N/A 12/15/2017 SOPHAS Application*

University of Maryland College Park Supplemental Application

Toxicology and Environmental Health  Fall '18

All applicants

11/15/2017 2/15/2018

SOPHAS Application*

University of Maryland College Park Supplemental Application

Note: US and international applications have the same deadlines.

Certificate Graduate Gerontology Certificate Program  Spring '18 All applicants N/A Rolling The Graduate Gerontology Certificate Program does NOT use SOPHAS. Applicants should complete the University of Maryland College Park Online Graduate Application, and select Advanced Special Student as the enrollment status.
Fall '18 All applicants N/A Rolling
Principles of Public Health  Spring '18 US applicants 10/15/2017 11/15/2017 SOPHAS Application*

University of Maryland College Park Supplemental Application

Fall '18 US applicants 12/15/2017 4/15/2018
Global Health  Spring '18 All applicants N/A Rolling

The Global Health Certificate Program does NOT use SOPHAS. Applicants should complete the University of Maryland College Park Online Graduate Application. 

Fall '18 All applicants N/A Rolling

 

MA - Kinesiology (College Park campus)

Application Requirements for Program Admission:

  • The MA in Kinesiology program does NOT use SOPHAS. Applicants should complete the University of Maryland College Park Online Graduate Application and the Application Supplemental Form.

  • Applicants interested in applying for a teaching assistantship must complete the application found here and email it to knes-grad@umd.edu

Deadline to Apply for Admission:

Start Term: Fall '16
Application Type: All applicants
Priority Consideration Deadline: N/A
Final Deadline: 1/15/2016
Start Term: Spring '16
Application Type: US applicants
Priority Consideration Deadline: N/A
Final Deadline: 10/1/2015

MHA - Health Services Administration (College Park campus)

Application Requirements for Program Admission:

  • SOPHAS Application*
  • University of Maryland College Park Supplemental Application^
Start Term: Fall '17
Application Type: US applicants
Priority Consideration Deadline: 12/15/2016
Final Deadline: 4/15/2017
Start Term: Fall '17
Application Type: International applicants
Priority Consideration Deadline: N/A
Final Deadline: 4/15/2017

MPH - Behavioral and Community Health (College Park campus)

Application Requirements for Program Admission:

  • SOPHAS Application*
  • University of Maryland College Park Supplemental Application^
Start Term: Fall '17
Application Type: US applicants
Priority Consideration Deadline: 12/15/2016
Final Deadline: 4/15/2017
Start Term: Fall '17
Application Type: International applicants
Priority Consideration Deadline: N/A
Final Deadline: 12/15/2016

MPH - Biostatistics (College Park campus)

Application Requirements for Program Admission:

  • SOPHAS Application*
  • University of Maryland College Park Supplemental Application^
Start Term: Fall '17
Application Type: US applicants
Priority Consideration Deadline: 12/15/2016
Final Deadline: 4/15/2017
Start Term: Fall '17
Application Type: International applicants
Priority Consideration Deadline: N/A
Final Deadline: 12/15/2016

MPH - Epidemiology (College Park campus)

Application Requirements for Program Admission:

  • SOPHAS Application*
  • University of Maryland College Park Supplemental Application^
Start Term: Fall '17
Application Type: US applicants
Priority Consideration Deadline: 12/15/2016
Final Deadline: 4/15/2017
Start Term: Fall applicants
Application Type: International applicants
Priority Consideration Deadline: N/A
Final Deadline: 12/15/2016

MPH - Environmental Health Sciences (College Park campus)

Application Requirements for Program Admission:

  • SOPHAS Application*
  • University of Maryland College Park Supplemental Application^
Start Term: Fall '17
Application Type: US applicants
Priority Consideration Deadline: 12/15/2016
Final Deadline: 4/15/2017
Start Term: Fall '17
Application Type: International applicants
Priority Consideration Deadline: N/A
Final Deadline: 4/15/2017

 

MPH - Health Equity (College Park campus)

Application Requirements for Program Admission:

  • SOPHAS Application*
  • University of Maryland College Park Supplemental Application^
Start Term: Fall '17
Application Type: US applicants
Priority Consideration Deadline: 12/15/2016
Final Deadline: 4/15/2017
Start Term: Fall '17
Application Type: International applicants
Priority Consideration Deadline: N/A
Final Deadline: 12/15/2016
 

 

MPH - Health Policy Analysis and Evaluation (College Park campus)

Application Requirements for Program Admission:

  • SOPHAS Application*
  • University of Maryland College Park Supplemental Application^
Start Term: Fall '17
Application Type: US applicants
Priority Consideration Deadline: 12/15/2016
Final Deadline: 4/15/2017
Start Term: Fall '17
Application Type: International applicants
Priority Consideration Deadline: N/A
Final Deadline: 12/15/2016
 

MPH - Physical Activity (College Park campus)

Application Requirements for Program Admission:

  • SOPHAS Application*
  • University of Maryland College Park Supplemental Application^
Start Term: Fall '17
Application Type: US applicants
Priority Consideration Deadline: 12/15/2016
Final Deadline: 4/15/2017
Start Term: Fall '17
Application Type: International applicants
Priority Consideration Deadline: N/A
Final Deadline: 12/15/2016

MPH - Public Health Practice & Policy (Online program)

Application Requirements for Program Admission:

  • SOPHAS Application*
  • University of Maryland College Park Supplemental Application^
Start Term: Spring '17
Application Type: All applicants
Priority Consideration Deadline: 10/1/2016
Final Deadline: 11/1/2016
Start Term: Fall '17
Application Type: US applicants
Priority Consideration Deadline: 12/15/2016
Final Deadline: 4/15/2017
Start Term: Fall '17
Application Type: International applicants
Priority Consideration Deadline: N/A
Final Deadline: 12/15/2016

MS - Couple and Family Therapy (College Park campus)

Application Requirements for Program Admission:

  • The Couple and Family Therapy program does NOT use SOPHAS. Applicants should complete the University of Maryland College Park Online Graduate Application and the Application Supplemental Form. Answer the additional Couple and Family Therapy application questions. Answers should be submitted in hard copy to: Couple & Family Therapy Program, Department of Family Science, Attention: Dr. Norman Epstein, University of Maryland, College Park,1142 School of Public Health, College Park, MD 20742
Start Term: Fall '17
Application Type: US applicants
Priority Consideration Deadline: 1/6/2017
Final Deadline: 1/17/2017
Start Term: Fall '17
Application Type: International applicants
Priority Consideration Deadline: N/A
Final Deadline:

1/6/2017

PhD - Behavioral and Community Health (College Park campus)

Application Requirements for Program Admission:

  • SOPHAS Application*
  • University of Maryland College Park Supplemental Application^
Start Term: Fall '17
Application Type: All applicants
Priority Consideration Deadline: 11/15/2016
Final Deadline: 2/15/2017

PhD - Epidemiology (College Park campus)

Application Requirements for Program Admission:

  • SOPHAS Application*
  • University of Maryland College Park Supplemental Application^
Start Term: Fall '17
Application Type: All applicants
Priority Consideration Deadline: 11/15/2016
Final Deadline: 2/15/2017

PhD - Family Science (College Park campus)

Application Requirements for Program Admission:

  • The Family Science PhD program does NOT use SOPHAS. Applicants should complete the University of Maryland College Park Online Graduate Application and the Application Supplemental Form.
Start Term: Fall '17
Application Type: All applicants
Priority Consideration Deadline: 11/15/2016
Final Deadline: 12/15/2016

PhD - Health Services (College Park campus)

Application Requirements for Program Admission:

  • SOPHAS Application*
  • University of Maryland College Park Supplemental Application^
Start Term: Fall '17
Application Type: All applicants
Priority Consideration Deadline: 11/15/2016
Final Deadline: 2/15/2017

PhD - Kinesiology (College Park campus)

Application Requirements for Program Admission:

  • The PhD in Kinesiology program does NOT use SOPHAS. Applicants should complete the University of Maryland College Park Online Graduate Application and the Application Supplemental Form.
Start Term: Spring '16
Application Type: US applicants
Priority Consideration Deadline: N/A
Final Deadline: 10/15/2015
Start Term: Fall '16
Application Type: All applicants
Priority Consideration Deadline: N/A
Final Deadline: 1/15/2016

PhD - Maternal & Child Health (College Park campus)

Application Requirements for Program Admission:

  • SOPHAS Application*
  • University of Maryland College Park Supplemental Application^
Start Term: Fall '17
Application Type: All applicants
Priority Consideration Deadline: 11/15/2016
Final Deadline: 2/15/2017

PhD - Toxicology and Environmental Health (College Park campus)

Application Requirements for Program Admission:

  • SOPHAS Application*
  • University of Maryland College Park Supplemental Application^
Start Term: Fall '17
Application Type: All applicants
Priority Consideration Deadline: 11/15/2016
Final Deadline: 2/15/2017

Certificate - Graduate Gerontology Certificate Program (College Park campus)

Application Requirements for Program Admission:

  • The Graduate Gerontology Certificate Program does NOT use SOPHAS. Applicants should complete the University of Maryland College Park Online Graduate Application, and select Advanced Special Student as the enrollment status.
Start Term: Spring '17
Application Type: All applicants
Priority Consideration Deadline: N/A
Final Deadline: Rolling
Start Term: Fall '17
Application Type: All applicants
Priority Consideration Deadline: N/A
Final Deadline: Rolling

Certificate - Principles of Public Health (College Park campus)

Application Requirements for Program Admission:

  • SOPHAS Application*
  • University of Maryland College Park Supplemental Application^
Start Term: Spring '17
Application Type: All applicants
Priority Consideration Deadline: 10/1/2016
Final Deadline: 11/1/2016
Start Term: Fall '17
Application Type: All applicants
Priority Consideration Deadline: 12/15/2016
Final Deadline: 4/15/2017

Certificate - Global Health (College Park campus)

Application Requirements for Program Admission:

  • SOPHAS Application*
  • University of Maryland College Park Supplemental Application^
Start Term: Spring '17
Application Type: All applicants
Priority Consideration Deadline: N/A
Final Deadline: Rolling
Start Term: Fall '17
Application Type: All applicants
Priority Consideration Deadline: N/A
Final Deadline: Rolling