How to Apply


Population Health    

Degree Earned

Master of Science

Program Type


Program Contact

Name: Rosemary (Rosie) Frasso, PhD, MSc, CPH
Position: Program Director
Telephone: 215-503-8901

Program Contact

Name: Katherine Puskarz, MPH
Position: Assistant Program Director

Admissions Contact

Name: April Smith
Position: Admissions and Recruitment Manager

901 Walnut Street, 10th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Telephone: 215-503-5305

We recognize the significant challenges that the COVID-19 pandemic has presented in terms of preparing your application for admission. As of May 1, 2020, Jefferson College of Population Health will waive the requirement to submit scores for the GRE (or other standardized tests) and letters of recommendation for all master's degree programs.

Thank you for choosing Jefferson. We look forward to receiving your application. Below are instructions on how to submit your application, a description of the review process, and important due dates.

We are here to help you through every step of the process. Please let us know how we can help.

Application Deadlines

FEBRUARY 1 - Application Submission for Summer
FEBRUARY 15 - Online Application Documentation Due for Summer
JULY 1 - Online Application Submission for Fall
JULY 15 - Online Application Documentation Due for Fall
NOVEMBER 1 - Online Application Submission for Spring
NOVEMBER 15 - Online Application Documentation Due for Spring

Public Health Accelerated, Full- and Part-time Applicants

Jefferson Employees

Public Health Dual Degree Applicants

Please note:

  • Dual degree applicants from Sidney Kimmel Medical College typically apply for a summer (April) trimester start.  
  • Dual degree applicants from Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medical College and Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine typically apply for a fall (September) trimester start.
  • PA/MPH dual degree students apply to the MPH program through the PA application.

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