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Health Sciences

We are pleased with your interest in our graduate program. Before you continue with the electronic application for admission, we wish to ensure that you are familiar with the minimum requirements for admission to graduate degree study in Health Sciences.  It is important to recognize that although satisfaction of these basic requirements does not guarantee graduate admission, failure to satisfy these requirements may lead to automatic denial of admission.

Supporting Documents: Additional documents are required to support the application. Supporting documents should be mailed directly to the graduate program to which you are applying. Supporting documents include the following, unless specific instructions are noted in the "Completing the Application" section of this page:

Application Deadlines:  Applications and all supporting documentation must be received on or before the deadlines listed below.

 

Fall Spring Summer
U.S. Citizen May 15 October 15 May 1
International May 15 October 15 May 1

 

Contact Information Send Supporting Documents To:
(In order to expedite the processing of your application, we ask that you submit all supporting documents in one large envelope.)
Web Sites of Interest
Name: Dr. Wei Zheng
Phone: (765) 496-6447 
E-mail: wzheng@purdue.edu
Graduate Admissions Committee
Schools of Nursing and Health Sciences
Jenny Franklin
502 N. University St.
West Lafayette, IN 47907
USA

 

For information on graduate programs in the School of Health Sciences, visit our web site:  http://www.healthsciences.purdue.edu

Current master's students wishing to move to a doctoral degree program in this same graduate program will not be required to submit a new application.

Master's Degree Program Basic Requirements

  • Undergraduate Cumulative Grade Point Average: 
     3.0 or equivalent required
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE): 
     Required -- no minimum score has been set 

International Applicant Requirements:

  • Undergraduate Cumulative Grade Point Average:
    3.0 or equivalent required
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE):
    Required -- no minimum score set 
  • TOEFL for Non-Native English Speakers: 
     Minimum Paper-Based Test (PBT) Score Required: 550
    Minimum Internet-Based Test (IBT) Overall Score Required: 77
    With the following minimum section requirements:
    Reading: 19
    Listening: 14
    Speaking: 18
    Writing: 18 
  • IELTS (Academic Module):
    An alternative to the TOEFL, scores of 6.5 or higher will be accepted
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) (Academic Module):
    An alternative to the TOEFL, scores of 58 or higher will be accepted
  • TWE for Non-Native English Speakers: 
    Not required, but recommended 

Doctoral Degree Program Basic Requirements

  • Undergraduate Cumulative Grade Point Average: 
    3.0 or equivalent required
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE): 
    Required -- no minimum score set 

International Applicant Requirements:

  • Undergraduate Cumulative Grade Point Average: 
    3.0 or equivalent required 
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE): 
    Required -- no minimum score set 
  • TOEFL for Non-Native English Speakers: 
     Minimum Paper-Based Test (PBT) Score Required: 550
    Minimum Internet-Based Test (IBT) Overall Score Required: 77
    With the following minimum section requirements:
    Reading: 19
    Listening: 14
    Speaking: 18
    Writing: 18 
  • IELTS (Academic Module):
    An alternative to the TOEFL, scores of 6.5 or higher will be accepted
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) (Academic Module):
    An alternative to the TOEFL, scores of 58 or higher will be accepted
  • TWE for Non-Native English Speakers 
    Not required, but recommended 

If you do not meet the basic requirements described above, please do not submit an electronic application until you have contacted our graduate program staff.