Admissions

Who Should Apply?

Our graduate-level program is open to anyone with a bachelor’s degree.

It is designed for:

  • Medical and graduate students in health, nursing, and medical science
  • Healthcare practitioners trained in medicine, nursing, or other healthcare professions
  • Public health practitioners and researchers
  • Non-clinical professionals working in public health, health care, and non-profit agencies

Application Deadlines

  • July 1 for fall
  • November 15 for spring
  • April 1 for summer

Admissions Criteria

To be considered for admission, you will need:

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
    • One semester of college biology or other science course
    • One semester of college algebra, statistics, or a more advanced math course
  • Resume or CV
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Statement of purpose
  • International students: Please click here for more information
  • GRE is not required

All applications must be completed online through The University of Vermont Graduate College.

Three Ways to Apply

  1. APPLICANTS TO CERTIFICATE OF GRADUATE STUDY PROGRAMS ONLY:
    Applicants seeking to enroll only in a Certificate of Graduate Study Program (and not to a graduate degree program) should follow regular online procedures for applying to the UVM Graduate College, described in the Graduate College Application Instructions.
  2. DUAL GRADUATE DEGREE / CERTIFICATE PROGRAM APPLICANTS:
    Applicants who are applying at the same time for both a regular graduate degree program and also for a Certificate of Graduate Study at UVM should follow regular procedures for applying to the UVM Graduate College; see the Graduate College Application Instructions.
  3. CURRENT UVM DEGREE PROGRAM STUDENTS:
    Students who are currently admitted and enrolled in master’s or doctoral degree programs at UVM who wish to apply for a Certificate of Graduate Study should complete the single-page Certificate of Graduate Study Short Form Application. In addition to the Short Form, you must also submit a brief statement explaining why you are interested in the Certificate program(s).

Transfer Credits

Students can transfer up to 3 credits of relevant UVM graduate coursework taken prior to matriculation into the Certificate of Graduate Study in Epidemiology, provided the grade received is a B or higher. The program director will determine whether the course is relevant. The grade will not transfer.