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The Fall 2015 application is now open through the SOPHAS application portal

Review the admission requirements here.

If you are applying for a PhD, click here: Laney Graduate School


Thank you for your interest in the Rollins School of Public Health (RSPH) at Emory University. RSPH is among the top ten schools of public health in the country and uniquely positioned in what some refer to as the Public Health Capital of the World: Atlanta, Georgia.

Please see the application information below for your desired program of study.

Master of Public Health (MPH) and Master of Science of Public Health (MSPH)
RSPH is a participating school in Schools of Public Health Application Service(SOPHAS), a common application service. The initial phase of the application process is managed by SOPHAS. Once complete, your application is forwarded to the RSPH Office of Admission. If you have specific questions related to degree programs, scholarship deadlines, decision letters, etc., please contact the RSPH Office of Admission at

Merit Scholarship Deadline for MPH and MSPH Fall 2015 Admission: January 5, 2015.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis after January 5th depending on the availability of space in the department to which the applicant has applied.

Note: Merit-based awards offered by RSPH are given based upon academic achievement and potential for excellence in public health. To receive priority consideration for merit-based awards, your application with SOPHAS must be complete with all supporting documents by January 5th. All applicants who wish to receive priority consideration for merit scholarships must have test scores reported to RSPH by the deadline. SOPHAS receives an extremely high volume of applications between December 15th and February 1st. See the SOPHAS website for information regarding application processing timelines.

MD/MPH Dual Degree Program
If you are an Emory Medical School student applying to the MD/MPH dual degree program, please contact for next steps. Please DO NOT apply through SOPHAS.

If you are a medical student at another accredited medical school and are applying for the MD/MPH program you may begin applying through SOPHAS by clicking the link in the MPH/MSPH box above. However, please see the External MD/MPH page for additional requirements.

Note: If you already hold a medical degree, you are not eligible for the dual degree program. Please apply to the MPH or MSPH program through SOPHAS.

PhD Programs
If you are applying to PhD programs in Behavioral Sciences, Biostatistics, Environmental Health Sciences, Epidemiology or Health Services Administration, please contact the Laney Graduate School.

Distance Learning- Executive MPH Program

Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis. We are currently accepting applications for Fall 2015.  The deadline to apply is March 15, 2015.
For additional information, please visit the Executive MPH site.

CEPH Accredited School of Public Health

We welcome your application to the Rollins School of Public Health and look forward to working with you during this process.