Admissions

Master of Public Health (MPH) program

To participate in this new exciting multidisciplinary field of public health, graduates with four year degrees in biomedical sciences, chemistry, business, economics, mathematics , engineering, communications  anthropology, sociology and other fields, as well as professionals such as physicians, nurses, lawyers, and teachers are invited to apply to the two-year Master of Public Health degree program in Nazarbayev University’s School of Medicine.

Full information about the MPH program can be found here.

Requirements and application package checklist

1) an undergraduate degree (Bachelor’s degree or equivalent) in a relevant discipline, to be determined by the Admissions Committee;
2) a minimum CGPA of 2.75, based on a 4.00 point scale (or equivalent on a 5.00 point scale);
3) overall minimum score on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) of 6.5 (with no sub-scores less than 6.0), or the equivalent TOEFL score as posted on the ETS website, or request and acquire a waver at the discretion of the Admissions Committee.

Admission is competitive for the limited MPH slots and selection will be determined by a holistic consideration of factors.

Every Applicant Must Submit

1. Complete application form for the program; the application form can be accessed after registration at http://admissions.nu.edu.kz
2. Official copy of degree diplomas/certificates with transcripts (with notarized English translations);
3. IELTS or TOEFL test report/certificate valid as of commencement of the Program (if applicable);
4. GRE/GMAT test reports/certificates (optional) valid as of commencement of the Program;
5. Notarized copy of Passport/national ID (with notarized English translation);
6. Two letters of recommendation;
7. Statement of purpose incorporated into the application form;

Master of Molecular Medicine (MMM) program

Currently, there is no other Master in Molecular Medicine program available in Kazakhstan making this NUSOM initiative unique. Students who complete this program will be eligible to undertake a PhD either in Kazakhstan of abroad or work in industry, diagnostic services of pursue career in academic medicine. The program will also be suitable for clinicians interested in a clinical academic career.

Full information about the Program can be found here.

Requirements and application package checklist

1) an undergraduate degree (Bachelor’s degree or equivalent) in a relevant discipline, to be determined by the Admissions Committee;
2) a minimum CGPA of 2.75, based on a 4.00 point scale (or equivalent on a 5.00 point scale);
3) overall minimum score on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) of 6.5 (with no sub-scores less than 6.0), or the equivalent TOEFL score as posted on the ETS website, or request and acquire a waver at the discretion of the Admissions Committee.

Admission is competitive for the limited MMM slots and selection will be determined by a holistic consideration of factors.

Every applicant must submit:

1. Complete application form for the program; the application form can be accessed after registration at http://admissions.nu.edu.kz
2. Official copy of degree diplomas/certificates with transcripts (with notarized English translations);
3. IELTS or TOEFL test report/certificate valid as of commencement of the Program (if applicable);
4. GRE/GMAT test reports/certificates (optional) valid as of commencement of the Program;
5. Notarized copy of Passport/national ID (with notarized English translation);
6. Two letters of recommendation;
7. Statement of purpose incorporated into the application form;
8. 086у medical certificate;
9. Original document about the presence or absence of a criminal record.