The PhD in Health Services & Policy is awarded by the Graduate College. Instruction is offered through the College of Public Health's Department of Health Management and Policy.

Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet the Admission Requirements of the Graduate College and the department offering the degree program (review the department's web site or the General Catalog for departmental requirements).

Estimated Cost of Attendance

Tuition and fees vary by degree program and the type of student you are.

Application Deadlines

Fall Semester only

  • The priority deadline is January 15. Because financial decisions are made throughout the admissions period, early applicants are more likely to receive full consideration for financial aid.
  • Applications will be accepted after this date as space allows.

Application Procedures

Please review these detailed requirements and instructions for applying to the Health Management and Policy.


All domestic and international applicants must apply through SOPHAS. See detailed requirements and instructions for Health Management and Policy.

Contact Information

Department of Health Management & Policy
The University of Iowa
145 N. Riverside Dr.
Iowa City, IA 52242

Office of Admissions
The University of Iowa
108 Calvin Hall
Iowa City, IA 52242-1396