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Test Requirements - US Citizen

US Citizen-Permanent Resident Test Requirements


 Master's programs

Verbal                         35th% rank

Quantitative                40th% rank

 Doctoral programs

Verbal                         70th% rank

Quantitative                70th% rank

Fast Track MPH     26 1180

SOPHAS GRE CODE--4232               UAB GRE CODE--1856

  • A waiver may be considered for MPH or MSPH applicants who are Alabama residents currently in the work force with a minimum of 5 years public health or health care experience, and domestic applicants with advanced degrees (i.e. PhD, MD, PharmD) from an accredited U.S. institution. Departments must recommend the waiver. Wavier allowances vary.
  • Foreign-trained medical graduates are not waived from this requirement and must submit a GRE.



There are several dual program options through the SOPH.  We will accept the following tests in lieu of the GRE for the following dual degree programs:


Master of Public Health/Master of Business Administration:

GMAT                   Verbal – 35th percentile                                Quantitative – 40th percentile


Master of Public Health/Medical Doctor:

MCAT                    37th percentile


Master of Public Health/Juris Doctor:

LSAT                      37th percentile


Master of Public Health/PharmD:

PCAT                     37th percentile


Master of Public Health/Doctor of Optometry:

DAT                        17 composite score