Application Process

We encourage you to reach out to the PhD Program Director, Dr. Leah Zullig, to discuss your application. Be sure to take standardized tests in time for official scores to reach The Graduate School. Applications will be evaluated on a number of criteria, with a focus on the:

  • Quality of the research interests
  • Alignment with population health sciences
  • Fit with a primary mentor within the department.

The application for the 2021-2022 academic year is now closed. Due to the high volume of applications received, we are unable to accept any late submissions. 

The 2022-2023 application will become available in early September 2021. Please apply online through the Duke Graduate School

Below is a list of documents and information the Duke Graduate School requires.