Applicant's Checklist

The Ph.D. Program in Biological Sciences in Public Health (BPH) at the Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA offered through the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Cambridge, MA. 

APPLICATION: You are required to complete the Harvard University Graduate School of Arts & Sciences Admissions Application to apply to the Ph.D. Program in Biological Sciences in Public Health, located at the Harvard School of Public Health.

NUMBER/NAME:
Program Number: 8500
Program Name: Biological Sciences in Public Health

SUBJECT:
Name/Number: BPH/85

DEGREE: Ph.D.

DEADLINE: December 1, 2014

FEE: $105 U.S. - Payable to GSAS-Harvard University. This fee must acompany the application for admission; applications will not be processed without the full fee.

REQUIREMENTS: Matriculants are required to have at minimum a bachelor's degree.

GRE TESTS: The General Record Examination (GRE) test is required - no substitutions. (The GRE Subject Test is now optional.)

When requesting score reports, be sure to indicate the receiving institution as Harvard University, Graduate School of Arts & Sciences code R-3451.

Applicants should take the GRE test no later than November to ensure that score reports arrive in time to be considered. Score reports of paper tests taken after November may arrive too late to be taken into consideration when the application is evaluated. The computer-based General Test will be offered regularly. Please refer to the GRE schedule for specific dates when GRE Tests are given.  See the GRE Information & Registration Bulletin or visit the GRE web site at www.gre.org for more information. Call the Educational Testing Service at 609-771-7670 for a copy of the bulletin.

TOEFL TEST: TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

If English is not your native language, there are only two acceptable ways to demonstrate English proficiency: 1) Hold a degree from an institution at which English is the language of instruction; 2) Score at least 100 on the TOEFL iBT Test.

When requesting TOEFL score reports, be sure to indicate the receiving institution as Harvard University, Graduate Division, Arts & Sciences code R-3451.