Doctoral Programs in Public Health
PhD in Public Health program courses will be held at the Kent Campus. The curriculum consists of a minimum of 90 credit hours organized in five curricular domains:
- Prerequisites (13 credit hours)
- Core courses (12 credit hours)
- Courses required for each specialization (24 credit hours)
- Content-related Elective courses (11 credit hours)
- Dissertation (30 credit hours)
The curriculum for each of the three PhD in Public Health programs at Kent State Univeristy is designed to help students develop real-world knowledge and skills needed to pursue success in the public health industry.
* Source: Association of Schools of Public Health, 2009.
PhD in Public Health Program Application Requirements:
The minimum requirements for this PhD in Public Health program are:
- Masters degree from an accredited college/university in a related discipline
- Minimum graduate GPA of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale
- Acceptable GRE scores (or other approved standardized graduate admission exam with a quantitative component). Scores older than five years are not acceptable and require retaking the GRE.
- A personal statement and a resume
- 3 Letters of Recommendation from college or university faculty
- TOEFL score, as applicable
- Required interview with faculty
Apply for Admission to KSU's PhD in Public Health Programs:
1. Apply online to KSU's MPH programs: http://www.kent.edu/admissions/graduate/index.cfm.
Send your transcripts, letters of recommendation and standardized test scores to:
Graduate Studies Admissions
Kent State University
650 Hilltop Dr.
Kent, OH 44242
(Resumes are optional.)
2. E-mail admission questions to: firstname.lastname@example.org