M.S. in Disaster Medicine and Management

Admission Requirements

Application Information

Applications to the program should be submitted to the Philadelphia University Office of Graduate Admissions (clearly marked Graduate Admissions).

Philadelphia University
Office of Graduate Admissions
Philadelphia, PA 19144

Supporting documents can be mailed to the address above or emailed to: GradAdm@PhilaU.edu.

Admission to the Master of Science 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 (see below). No standardized test (GRE, GMAT, MAT) is required.

The following are the terms for the 2013-2014 School Year:

Spring Term (Begins February 17) - All materials should be submitted by December 30
Summer Term (Begins May 19) - All materials should be submitted by March 30
Fall Term (Begins August 19) - All materials should be submitted by June 30
Winter Term (Begins November 18) - All materials should be submitted by September 30

Applicants to the Master of Science program must submit the following:

  • 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

 Applicants to the Certificate program must submit the following:

  • Official undergraduate transcripts
  • Official graduate transcripts (if applicable)

PREREQUISITE COURSES


CREDITS

English Composition or College Writing

3

College-level Math or Statistics

3

General Biology or Anatomy and Physiology or equivalent

3-4

Introductory Psychology or Behavioral Science Course

3

 

 

***Please check the MS & Certificate options page for information on the different degree options, certificate options and international student options.  Additionally, please note that while the University does not have housing for graduate students, the University is making an effort to accommodate requests.  PLEASE ASK!