Our programs prepare students for careers in healthcare delivery, public health, health policy, health insurance, technology development, consulting, academics, and more. Throughout the course of our programs, our students experience a wide variety of hands-on training in key skills and knowledge sought by employers — including analytics, economics, policy, decision science, and implementation science.
Why choose Weill?
We are a community of distinguished healthcare professionals that concentrate on studying and improving healthcare delivery to optimize the value of healthcare for patients in New York City and across the country. It is chaired by Dr. Rainu Kaushal, an expert in healthcare quality, patient safety, and information technology. At Weill Cornell Medicine, we use the world-renowned hospitals and medical facilities right in our neighborhood as essential teaching tools, which provide unparalleled opportunities to learn and network with industry leaders.
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Admission to graduate degree programs in Population Health Sciences at Weill Cornell Medicine requires that applicants hold a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university.
Application fee: $75
Applications received by December 1/February 1 may receive a fee waiver. Please contact us once you are ready to submit your online application materials.
Personal Statement Your personal statement should be no more than 2 - 3 pages in length and outline the following items:
Your interest in the field you are applying to
Any previous operational and/or research experiences you have in this field or a related area of study
Your career goals and how this degree will help you achieve them
Any skills, previous experiences, and/or other information that is not readily identified in the other items you submit that would make you an ideal candidate
Three Letters of Recommendation
These letters can be from current/former academic mentors, current/former supervisors, and/or any other individuals who can speak to your capability to succeed in a program like ours, as well as your academic, research, communication, and leadership skills.
Once you designate your recommenders in the online application, the system will automatically contact them and provide instructions on how they can submit their letters.
All letters must be on official school and/or company letterhead.
College transcripts should be submitted for all previous colleges attended (undergraduate, graduate, and professional)
Official transcripts will be required upon acceptance, however, students may submit unofficial transcripts with their initial application
For international candidates: Transcripts that meet any of the following criteria must be translated by World Education Service (WES) or Education Credential Evaluators (ECE):
The transcript is not in English
International student's transcript is not on a 4.0 scale
Domestic student's transcript is not on a 4.0 scale
GRE/GMAT scores (optional)
Scores are not required for admission.
TOEFL/IELTS scores are required for all international students, who have not pursued a degree at an institution that teaches their curriculum in English.
To submit your scores, please use Institution Code: 2119
Application review is contingent upon the receipt of all supplementary materials listed above. For questions or concerns, please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Official transcripts and test scores may be sent electronically to email@example.com.
Deadlines for Fall 2021
Application opens: October 2, 2020
Deadline for fee waiver and consideration for merit scholarships: December 1, 2020/February 1, 2021
Ultimate deadline: March 15, 2021