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For Fall 2020 admission, the Department of Epidemiology Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Epidemiology application materials and submission received deadline is December 8 of 2019. Applications to our graduate program must be made through both the UCI Graduate Division ( and through SOPHAS ( Applicants should apply online. When completing your online application for graduate admission, you will be asked to complete a section regarding “Degree Program” information. Please follow the exact directions below to insure a successful application to the Epidemiology program:

School/Department: Choose  “School of Medicine” from the drop down menu
Major/Degree: Choose  “Epidemiology M.S.”  from the drop down menu
Year and Quarter: Type in  “2020” and mark “Fall”
Specific Area of Interest: As examples only, you may type in Cancer Epi, Environmental Epi , Biostatistics, Genetic Epi, etc.  Also, please specify UC Irvine faculty researcher(s) you've identified as having a similar research interest as you do.

Please make sure you review UC Irvine's application checklist to assure your completion of a competitive and successful application. You can also visit the Graduate Division Admissions website for additional information. If you have any questions please contact Thomas H. Taylor, Ph.D., via email at  Your academic transcripts and paper letters of recommendation that are not submitted electronically via UC Irvine’s online system should be mailed to the following address:

Dept. of Epidemiology
Attn.: Thomas H. Taylor, Ph.D., Director, M.S. Graduate Program
2014 AIRB
University of California
Irvine, CA 92697-7550

For more information on graduate studies at UCI please review the helpful information on the Graduate division website.