Prospective MPH and Ph.D. Students


The Division of Infectious Diseases & Vaccinology offers a MPH program and a PhD program and admits students to the Fall semester only.

Our priority deadline for all programs for Fall 2018 was December 1, 2017. Students who applied by the priority deadline will be given the highest priority for admissions and consideration for scholarships and assistantships.

*New for Fall 2017*: We are accepting a second round of applications. The deadline to apply for the second round of application is March 1, 2018. After December 1, in the event that these programs are not full, applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until March 1, 2018, for Fall 2018 Admission

The application process is the same.

To apply for the MPH degree with a concentration in Infectious Diseases and Vaccinology, please click here to read about the application process and requirements.

For general instructions on Admissions, please visit

Frequently Asked Questions

Information on our program is posted in the Division website, the School of Public Health website and Frequently Asked Questions. After reviewing the information, please contact us at if you still have questions.

Helpful links

Graduate Division on admissions, fellowships, financial aids, Guide to Graduate Study:

Registrar's Office on Fees, Academic and Student Calendars, Schedule of Class:

Campus tour:

IDV MPH student Amanda Wong and Tanya Libby


IDV MPH Student Amanda Wong (left) and Tanya Libby (right) at the student field day 2010.

"The students and faculty in this program are the most supportive and inspiring group of people I've ever met. Applying to IDV was the best choice of my life."

~Amanda Wong

Amanda graduated from the MPH program in IDV in 2011 and is a current medical school student

Tanya Libby graduated in 2011 and is now a Epidemiologist, CA Emerging Infections Program