Master of Health Administration

To apply to the Master of Health Administration program, applicants are required to complete the online Schools of Public Health Application Service (SOPHAS) application.*


All Applicants Deadline


October 1


June 1

Step 1 | SOPHAS Admission & Application Requirements

The Application
To apply for admission to the Master of Health Administration program, applicants are required to complete the online Schools of Public Health Application Service (SOPHAS) application.*

Official Transcripts
Official transcripts are required from all undergraduate and graduate institutions attended. 
Domestic or US Transcripts
Must be sent from the institution's Registrar’s Office directly to SOPHAS at the following address:

SOPHAS Mailing and Contact Information
SOPHAS | P.O. Box 9111 | Watertown, MA 02471
617-612-2090 | Email | Website
International Transcripts
All non-US transcripts must be evaluated by the World Education Service (WES) using their ICAP Course-by-course evaluation service.  For further instructions, you may visit
WES reports should be sent directly from WES to SOPHAS.

The GMAT/GRE is optional for all applicants, but it is highly recommended for any applicant with below a 3.0 GPA from their previous coursework.  

Letters of Recommendation
Applicants must submit 3 letters of recommendation from individuals who can speak to academic, practice and/or research abilities. 

Personal Statement
The statement of intent will consist of no more than two pages that describe the applicant’s:  

Resume or CV
An updated resume/CV that includes:

Official Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or IELTS scores are required of all applicants whose primary language is not English or whose undergraduate degree is from a college or university outside of the United States.

Step 2 | Check Your Application Status on SOPHAS 

You should check the SOPHAS portal to ensure that all required documents have been received by SOPHAS and that your completed application has been sent to UNMC College of Public Health. Please note that it may take SOPHAS up to 3-4 weeks to process and send your SOPHAS application to UNMC. It is recommended that you begin the application process well in advance of the application deadline.
Upon receiving your completed application and supporting documents, your application will be considered ready for review. The UNMC College of Public Health Admissions Committee reviews applications weekly and will review your application once it is complete and verified. Following review, a decision will be made regarding your application status.
Applicants meeting the minimum admission criteria will be contacted to schedule an on-campus or video teleconference interview.
You will receive notification of the decision via e-mail within 7 days of the committee decision.
Contact Admissions
Office of Educational Services
UNMC College of Public Health
984359 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE. 68198-4359
Phone: 402-552-9867