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Admission Requirements - UTHealth SBMI
         

Admission Requirements

Apply Now ButtonListed is a brief summary of the admission requirements for the degree and non-degree programs at the School of Biomedical Informatics. For more detailed information please visit the SBMI Apply Now page or contact the Office of Academic Affairs at (713) 500-3591 or contact the Registrar's Office.

CERTIFICATE &
NON-DEGREE
PUBLIC HEALTH INFORMATICS CERTIFICATE MASTER'S
DEGREE
DOCTORAL DEGREE
Application Form Application Form Application Form Application Form (Fall Terms)
$60 Application Fee $60 Application Fee $60 Application Fee $60 Application Fee
Baccalaureate or higher degree Baccalaureate or higher degree  Baccalaureate or higher degree  Baccalaureate or higher degree 
Official transcripts from ALL colleges and universities attended
(international applicants see additional requirements following the table)
Official transcripts from ALL colleges and universities attended
(international applicants see additional requirements following the table)
Official transcripts from ALL colleges and universities attended
(international applicants see additional requirements following the table)
Official transcripts from ALL colleges and universities attended
(international applicants see additional requirements following the table)

Grade Point Average (GPA) in previous degree of 3.0 or greater (Certificate Program)

No minimum GPA for Non-Degree students

Grade Point Average (GPA) in previous degree of 3.0 or greater (Certificate Program)

If lower, needs justification with strong supporting evidence

Grade Point Average (GPA) in previous degree of 3.0 or greater

Applied Master's Program: or 2.75 or greater w/ min. 3 years related work experience

Grade Point Average (GPA) in previous degree of 3.0 or greater

Miller Analogies Test (MAT) or Graduate Record Exam (GRE) (optional)

Miller Analogies Test (MAT) or Graduate Record Exam (GRE) (optional)

Miller Analogies Test (MAT) or Graduate Record Exam (GRE) 

Miller Analogies Test (MAT) or Graduate Record Exam (GRE) 

Resume and/or Curriculum Vitae (optional) Resume and/or Curriculum Vitae Resume and/or Curriculum Vitae Resume and/or Curriculum Vitae
One Letter of reference One Letter of reference

Three Letters of reference from educators & employers 

Applied Master's Program: Two letters (one each from educator & employer)

Three Letters of reference from educators & employers
Please note: Students on a F-1 student visa are not eligible to enroll in the Certificate programs. Two page, double spaced Goal Statement.

Two page, double spaced Goal Statement.

Three page, single spaced Goal Statement.

International Applicants

  1. All students with international college transcripts must submit a "course by course" evaluation report by an independent organization such as Educational Credential Evaluators or World Education Services prior to admission to the school.
  2. Test score of English as a foreign language TOEFL. A minimum paper-based test of 550, a minimum computer-based test of 213, and an internet-based score of writing 26, speaking 23, reading 21, listening 17, and total of 87.

Admission Deadlines

PROGRAM FALL SPRING SUMMER
Certificate & Non-Degree July 15 November 15 March 15
Certificate Public Health Informatics July 15 November 15 March 15
Master's July 15 November 15 March 15
Doctoral December 1