Apply online through the Schools of Public Health Application Service (SOPHAS) online application form.

Application Deadlines

Application Deadlines

Applications to the MS in Community Health and Health Behavior are closed for the 2023 application cycle.

Please take into account that it takes approximately four weeks from the date that a SOPHAS application is completed for the Department of Community Health and Health Behavior to receive the application.

Applications are considered for fall semester admission only; there are no spring semester admissions.


  • A bachelor’s degree
  • GPA of 3.0 or above.
  • Three letters of recommendation.

GRE scores are not required and will not be considered. 

Three-step Application Process

  1. First, complete the SOPHAS online application form.
  2. When completing the SOPHAS application, please be sure to address the following in your personal statement: 
  3. Finally, pay the $50 University at Buffalo application fee.

Please note that the $50 UB application fee is different from the application fee paid to SOPHAS.

Questions about the application process?

The University at Buffalo is committed to ensuring equal access to its programs and activities. The entire notice of non-discrimination can be viewed at