The LSUHSC School of Public Health has joined the Association of Schools and Programs in Public Health’s Schools of Public Health Application Service (SOPHAS), a centralized admissions system for the 2016-2017 Academic Year.

SOPHAS will require that you list all university courses that you have taken and designate the grades assigned to you in these courses.

Additionally, for application specifically to LSUHSC School of Public Health, you will need to provide SOPHAS:

  • The GRE or MCAT report (which you may “self report” on the SOPHAS site prior to receipt of official GRE or MCAT report by SOPHAS and LSUHSC)
  • Your resume
  • Your goal statement
  • Your transcripts
  • Three recommendations

You may access the SOPHAS website ( to see all of the LSUHSC deadlines for admissions for fall, spring and summer enrollment.

Please note that all applications must be processed through SOPHAS, unless otherwise specified.

MD/MPH Degree Programs

To gain the most in depth information on the MD/MPH Program, please indicate you are interested in the MD/MPH on your secondary application to LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine.

Students interested in the MD/MPH Dual Degree Program will apply to a specific MPH concentration:

Application Requirements:

  1. Acceptance by LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine
  2. Submission of the focused LSU MD/MPH application to the LSU School of Public Health