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
4201 Henry Avenue 
Philadelphia, PA 19144-5497

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.

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 M.S. & 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!

The following are the application deadlines for the school year:

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

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

Information on orientation for all new students at Philadelphia University:

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS:  For information on the international student orientation, click here.

For all other new students, you can find information on new student orientation here.

***In addition, our program will have a separate orientation for new students.***

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