Brown is an internationally recognized leader in public health research, and the University is home to nine nationally renowned public health research centers. The MPH program has an unusually high faculty–to–student ratio. Students have a great deal of interaction with faculty, who are accessible, approachable, and encouraging of student involvement in critical projects. Innovative curriculum requirements, such as community and analytic internships, make the program academically rigorous while providing unparalleled access to ongoing research and immersion in public health practice.
The Master of Public Health Program enjoys a privileged relationship with the Rhode Island Department of Health. This partnership affords students exceptional research opportunities and participation in community service and data analytic internships through the Department of Health and other state and community agencies.
Applicants to this School of Public Health program should apply through SOPHAS, a centralized application service for accredited schools and programs in public health. The application opens in mid–August each year.
For Brown undergraduates in the Public Health concentration: Application to the AB/MPH is done through SOPHAS Express. More information about the process can be found on the MPH Program website.
- Personal Statement: Required. Statement addressing understanding of public health and commitment to pursuing a career in public health. Statement should explain the relevance of education and/or experience to pursue a career in public health.
- GRE General: Required. GRE subject scores will be considered if submitted. MCAT scores can be substituted for the GRE. Brown University School of Public Health GRE reporting code: 7765.
- GRE Subject: Not required
Application Deadline: The priority deadline for applying to the MPH Program is Feb 1. After Feb 1, applications will be reviewed on a rolling, space–available basis until April 1. Prospective students who are in fellowships at Brown University or the hospitals should contact Diane Schlacter for additional information about deadlines.