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Yale University — School of Public Health

Program Type:
Coverdell Fellows
School of Public Health
Degrees Awarded:
Joint Degrees, Master of Public Health (MPH)
Admissions Deadlines:

January 15

Admissions Cycle:

End of August: online SOPHAS application available ---- January 15th : online application closes ----- Rolling admissions; Decisions initially announced in December

Program Start:
End of August
Program Founded:
June, 2009


Guidance and assistance in locating internships at local nonprofit, public, and private organizations in New Haven and the surrounding areas. Fellows receive a minimum of $5,000; additional financial aid available, including merit/need-based scholarships and need-based grants.


Master in Public Health (MPH); joint degrees with programs in Medicine, Nursing, Physician Associate, Management, Forestry& Environmental Studies, Law, Divinity, and with The MacMillan Center and the International & Development Economics Program in the Graduate School. Summer internships with community partners in a wide variety of New Haven, CT organizations. Seven areas of study which include: Biostatistics, Chronic Disease Epidemiology, Environmental Health Sciences, Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases, Health Management, Health Policy and Social & Behavioral Sciences. The Global Health Concentration can be applied to in conjunction with any of the areas of study. Also offered is an eleven month Advanced Professional MPH program in 5 tracks of study.


SOPHAS application form, official transcripts, three letters of recommendations, personal essay, resume/CV, GRE, and TOEFL (where applicable).

For inquiries about Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Program, call 855.855.1961 x1440.

Program Contacts

If you have questions, please contact:
Mary Keefe
Director of Admissions

47 College Street Suite 108
New Haven, Connecticut 06510
(203) 785-6276
(203) 785-4845

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