How to Apply


The UAB School of Public Health uses SOPHAS, the Centralized Application Service for Public Health for some of its programs.  The Application Fee is $135.00 for the first school that the student applies to. See SOPHAS Application Fee for further information.

The University of Birmingham's Graduate School uses ApplyYourself as its centralized application management solution.  The Application Fee for Apply Yourself  for Domestic Students is $60.00.


Degree/Program Application for Program Admission
Master of Public Health (MPH) SOPHAS
Master of Science in Public Health (MSPH)
  • Environmental Health Toxicology
  • Industrial Hygiene
  • Applied Epidemiology
  • Pharmacoepidemiology & Comparative Effectiveness Research

Master of Science in Public Health (MSPH)

  • Outcomes Research
  • Clinical and Translational Science
Apply Yourself
Master of Science (MS) Apply Yourself
Dual Degrees Apply Yourself
Fast Track (MPH) 5th Year Apply Yourself
Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) SOPHAS
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Apply Yourself
  • Students completing the SOPHAS Application must send all required documents listed above to SOPHAS.  Please visit  SOPHAS Application FAQ for further information.
  • Students completing the Apply Yourself Application should send all required document except their official transcripts to the Apply Yourself.  Official transcripts should be sent to the UAB Graduate School at:
    LHL G03
    1720 2nd Avenue South
    Birmingham, AL  35294-0013. 

    Please visit the UAB Graduate School's Applying for Graduate Study site for futher information.

For questions related to admissions, contact the School of Public Health's Office of Student & Academic Services at (205) 934-4993 or


UAB is making every effort to gain authorization for all of our online programs from all states.  We have secured authorization for most programs in most states.  Check our STATE AUTHORIZATION MAP to be sure the online program you want to apply for is approved in your state.  Students from countries other than the United States can enroll in UAB’s online courses and programs.