PROSPECTIVE STUDENT INFORMATION
If you are interested in Epidemiology or
Biostatistics these links will provide you with information about the
different degrees you can pursue and the application
& admission process.
We offer four different degrees:
The Master of Public Health
(M.P.H.) degree is designed for experienced health professionals who wish to
extend their analytic and investigative abilities. The Master of Science
in Public Health (M.S.P.H.) degree is designed for those who wish to acquire
skills necessary for doing research in public health. The
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) is an advanced graduate degree for those who intend
to pursue teaching and research careers. The Doctor of Public
Health (Dr.P.H.) degree with concentration in Biostatistics
is an advanced degree for experienced health professionals.
The Arnold School of Public Health joined the Schools of Public Health Application Service (SOPHAS), a centralized application service for a growing number of schools of public health. If you are interested in persuing a degree at the Arnold School of Public Health you should use this web site and its links to learn about the different degrees, their different curricula, requirements for admission and services the Arnold School of Public Health offers. To apply for a degree program you
will go through SOPHAS to submit your application.
A good starting point for information is the Arnold School of Public Health Admissions web site.
Another important source of information about a graduate program is the Graduate Schools website with "Frequently Asked Questions". Please keep in mind that some of the information you will find on this page will be different for our graduate program because we use the centralized application system SOPHAS.
for Doctoral Students:
If you are interested in the interface of
behavioral and biomedical science, please visit
www.sc.edu/bbip. In addition to your
SOPHAS application you will have to submit the
following supplemental application for the BBIP program:
particular we invite underrepresented minorities to apply for this