Master's Programs Prerequisites by Department
Graduate Admissions at a Glance
REVISEd STANDARDIZED TEST INFORMATION
Standardized test scores are NOT REQUIRED for applicants applying
to any master’s- or doctoral-level program for the academic year starting fall 2021. If you have taken a standardized test such as the GRE or MCAT and want to submit your scores, please note that they will not be used as an official metric during applica-
tion review. Scores may be used by some programs after the admissions decision is made to inform future use of standardized test scores in the admissions process.
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Biostatistics develops and applies statistical designs and analysis methods for biomedical research to turn data into knowledge. With the emergence of big data, biostatistics expertise is in even greater demand than before.
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Environmental Health Sciences pursue prevention and protection in a world where more than 10,000 people die from environmental and occupational exposures each day. Our faculty and students do cutting-edge research to understand how the environment impacts human health and how to educate the public about best practices and policy improvements at local and global levels.
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We offer academic Master of Science (MS) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degrees and
professional Master of Public Health in Environmental
Epidemiology pursues the reduction of disease in human populations through research,
education, and service. Epidemiology is a broad scientific discipline that examines
the distribution of diseases across populations, ascertains the determinants of those
diseases, and develops disease prevention strategies.
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The Department of Health Behavior and Health Education at the University of Michigan
School of Public Health is committed to developing agents of transformative change.
Through our competency-based curriculum, comprehensive research experiences, innovative
partnerships, and hands-on field experiences, our students explore the factors that
influence behavior and health.
In local and global communities, students work to turn theory and research into practice, applying their knowledge to develop evidence-based interventions, communicate and motivate people about health, and reshape policies that improve community health, prevent disease, achieve health equity, and empower populations.
|Communication/writing skills, volunteer, internship, or professional work||College Algebra or Calculus|
Health Management and Policy pursues more cost-effective systems and better public policy to increase health access and equity. As populations expand and health systems become more complex, our top-ranked program will take you beyond business and analytical models to understand the human side of health care so you can create working environments and policy that serve the entire community.
|Leadership skills and Volunteer, internship, or professional work||Statistics, Economics, and Accounting|
Nutritional Sciences pursues new knowledge about diet and human nutrition to improve public health and advance our understanding of contemporary nutrition issues. There is growing national and global interest in nutritional sciences, with intensifying research and scholarship related to topics like obesity, chronic disease risks, food safety and security, global hunger and undernutrition, and the environmental and health impacts of agriculture.
Population and Health Sciences pursues solutions to complex public health issues through a community lens. Our scope is broad, including topics such as chronic and infectious diseases, obesity and food insecurity, health care quality and costs, climate change and environmental determinants of health, and socioeconomic inequalities and their impact on health.
|Relevant volunteer, internship, or professional work.||Biology, Chemistry, Algebra, Statistics|