Applicants to the HGPHNL Certificate Program will apply through SOPHAS Express. Application requirements include the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree or non-U.S. equivalent
  • Personal statement of purpose and objectives
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Two letters of reference from individuals with knowledge of the candidate’s leadership experience and potential
  • SOPHAS Express application fee
  • TOEFL/IELTS

Proficiency in written and spoken English is considered essential for a successful learning experience.

All participants will receive a Certificate of Participation upon successful completion of the program.

Applications open October 2021

Applications for HGPHNL will be available beginning October 2021 through SOPHAS Express. February 1, 2022 is the early deadline for applications. While applications are accepted until March 15, 2022, individuals are encouraged to apply for the early deadline since there are a limited number accepted into the program. Decision letters will be distributed between mid-February and mid-March.

For questions contact the HGPHNL manager: globalnursing@hsph.harvard.edu