Application to Ph.D. program
in Health Promotion
Application Process for PhD in Health Promotion
Applications are considered in their entirety before making admission decisions.
Before enrolling in the Ph.D. program, students must have a masters degree from an accredited institution.
In general, the following minimum admissions criteria are recommended: A minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Minimum GRE scores of 1000 (combined verbal and quantitative) for previous GRE reporting. For approximate equivalents to new GRE scoring, please see the Educational Testing Service website http://www.ets.org/s/gre/pdf/concordance_information.pdf. GRE Scores must be within the last five years.
*Students with only a bachelors degree will NOT be accepted into the Ph.D. program. No exceptions will be given.*
The application process to The University of Georgia requires two steps:
- The applicant must apply to the Graduate School. Please visit http://www.uga.edu/gradschool/admissions/requirements.html for more details on Graduate School policies and procedures. The application to the Graduate School must be done online. No paper materials will be provided.
Application to the Graduate School
- Graduate School online application: http://www.uga.edu/gradschool/admissions/requirements.html
- Application processing fee
- Two official transcript/academic records from each institution where a degree was conferred (International applicants: two sets of official academic records and proof of degrees)
- Official GRE scores sent by the testing agency (UGA institutional code for ETS reporting: 5813) http://www.gre.org
- 3 letters of recommendation (part of the online application)
- Application for Georgia residence status (if claiming legal residence in Georgia)
International Applicants - additional information needed:
- Official TOEFL or IELTS scores sent by testing agency http://www.TOEFL.org
- Certificate of Finances (COF) form
- Visa Information
- The applicant must apply to the Health Promotion and Behavior Department.
- Complete Departmental Application to the Health Promotion and Behavior PhD Program.
- Email curriculum vitae or resume (pdf or MS Word format) to Meagan Gravitt at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- SOPHAS applications are not accepted for the PhD program. You must complete the departmental application.
The Graduate School application and the Department of Health Promotion and Behavior application must be received by January 10, 2014.
All application materials must be in by the deadline to be considered for an assistantship.