Admission Steps for the MS in Global Child Health

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We welcome applicants with health-related work experience and a four-year degree. (See eligibility details below.) 

Admissions Timeline

Dates Admission Process
September Application period opens
December 1, 11:59 p.m. PST  Deadline: Applications must be submitted with all supporting materials
January 31 Admissions Committee completes its review
February Candidate interviews conducted online
Early March Accepted candidates notified 
July Program begins

Who May Apply?

Currently, the program can only accept applications from Tennessee residents and international (non-U.S.) residents.

Application Materials

Submit your application and additional supplemental materials online. Applications that are incomplete or missing supporting documents will not be considered.

For questions, please contact Julie Laveglia.

Environment of Equal Opportunity

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences encourages diversity on campus and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, sex, genetic information, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, veteran’s status, disabled veteran’s status or any other status protected by federal or Tennessee state law. 

The St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Graduate School is committed to creating an inclusive learning environment that provides cultural and ethnic diversity. Underrepresented minorities are encouraged to apply to the program.

The St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences is authorized for operation as a postsecondary educational institution by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission. In order to view detailed job placement and graduation information on the programs offered by the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, please visit

This online degree might not be recognized in your jurisdiction and if in-county recognition is important to you, we recommend that you verify this independently.