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Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements for the degree and non-degree programs at the School of Biomedical Informatics.

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International Applicants

F1 sponsorship is no longer available for any Certificate or Non-degree programs.

Students on an F1 student visa are not eligible to enroll in the Master of Science in Biomedical Informatics – Applied Track or the Doctorate in Health Informatics program.

Students admitted to the Master of Science in Biomedical Informatics – Research Track or the Doctor of Philosophy in Biomedical Informatics programs are eligible for F1 sponsorship.

All applicants with international college transcripts must submit a course by course education evaluation report by either World Education Services (WES ICAP) or Educational Credential Evaluators. The verified transcripts used for the evaluation need to be included with the education evaluation.

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or IELTS (International English Language Testing System) results. The minimum acceptable score for TOEFL is an 87. The minimum acceptable score on IELTS is a 7.

Admission Deadlines

Certificate July 1 November 1 March 1
Master's July 1 November 1 March 1
PhD December 1 July 1 N/A
DHI March 1 Only one DHI cohort will be admitted annually.