Pathway to Graduate Study Program

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Admissions

Requirements 

US citizens and Permanent Residents who have achieved sound pre-doctoral academic performance in the biological and physical sciences, or who have received a masters degree in public health or in a related social science, but who seek to enhance their academic preparedness and research experience prior to embarking on a PhD, are eligible for admission to the Pathway to Graduate Study Program (PGSP) of the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. 

Candidates for the PGSP begin the application process by visiting the GSBS application web site and opening an application. Requirements include transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate institutions attended, 3 letters of recommendation, GRE (Graduate Record Examination) results in verbal, quantitative and analytical areas.

Application deadline is February 28.

Financial Support 

PGSP students in good academic standing receive a stipend ($27,000 for academic year 2014-2015), health and dental insurance and tuition waiver. Curriculum fees are paid by the GSBS.

The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences recognizes the power of a diverse student body and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds.

The University provides equal opportunity and access to all applicants and students. The University adheres strictly to all applicable state and federal regulations relating to nondiscrimination and equal opportunity.