Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University

Disaster Medicine & Management
Applying - MS


Admission to the Master of Science in Disaster Medicine and Management program will be based on several criteria: undergraduate GPA; relevant work experience; two letters of reference; a personal essay; and whether or not the applicant has completed the required prerequisites. No standardized test (GRE, GMAT, MAT) is required.

MS Program Requirements

  • Official undergraduate transcripts
  • Official graduate transcripts (if applicable)
  • Current resume (include copy of membership to professional organization)
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Personal Essay – one page addressing applicant’s interest in the field

Prerequisite Requirements

  credits
English Composition or College Writing 3
College-level Math or Statistics 3
General Biology, Anatomy and Physiology or equivalent 3-4
Introductory Psychology or Behavioral Science Course 3

Application Deadlines

Fall  - All materials should be submitted by June 30
Spring  - All materials should be submitted by November 20
Summer  - All materials should be submitted by March 30

To find out when classes begin for each term, visit the Registrar's website.