How to Apply
Students already enrolled in a graduate degree program at UK may apply at any time. For those not currently enrolled please follow the Graduate School deadlines and all application materials must be received at least one month before the semester you plan to begin your coursework.
Pre-approved Certificate courses already completed may count toward the curriculum requirements (This does not include practicum or research projects.) Requests to include these courses are made on the application. No more than six hours previously completed at UK can be counted toward the Certificate.
Students must apply to the UK Graduate School. Graduate School application deadlines and forms may be obtained through their website at: http://gradschool.uky.edu/.
Official transcripts are required for undergraduate and graduate work from universities other than the University of Kentucky. A GPA of 3.0 is required for admission.
Two letters of recommendation
- The student must have letters submitted on their behalf from two (2) sources. If you are currently pursuing a graduate degree, one reference must be from a faculty member in your academic department.
- Describe any work experience relevant to Population Health.
Briefly describe (a) your reason(s) for interest in the Graduate Certificate in Population Health, (b) your career goals in relation to Population Health and (c) the specific topic in Population Health in which you are most interested and why.