The Graduate School Advance to a Higher Degree

Health Sciences

Supported Degree Objectives


  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Master of Science (MS)
  • Non Degree

Required Supporting Documents


  • Transcripts
  • Recommendation Letters
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
    • Note for PhD Applicants: For the Health Physics, Imaging Sciences, and Medical Physics programs, a minimum combined Verbal and Quantitative score of 300 on the current scale and 1100 on the prior scale is recommended.
  • English Proficiency (Non-native English speaking international applicants: choose a test below)
    • TOEFL: Internet-Based Test (IBT): Minimum Overall Required Score: 80
      • Minimum section requirements:
        • Reading: 19
        • Listening: 14
        • Speaking: 18
        • Writing: 18
    • TOEFL: Paper-Delivered Test: Minimum Overall Required Score: No minimum
      • Minimum section requirements:
        • Reading: 19
        • Listening: 14
        • Writing: 18
    • IELTS (Academic Module): Minimum Overall Required Score: 6.5
      • Minimum section requirements:
        • Reading: 6.5
        • Listening: 6.0
        • Speaking: 6.0
        • Writing: 5.5
  • English Proficiency (Non-native English speaking international applicants)
    • TWE (Recommended)

Doctoral and Master's Degree Program Requirements


  • Cumulative Grade Point Average from most recently conferred undergraduate, graduate, or professional degree:
    • 3.0 or equivalent (A=4.0)

Application Deadlines


  • Fall Spring Summer
    May 15 October 15 May 1 U.S. Citizen
    May 15 October 15 May 1 International
    December 15 May 1 (Special Cases) No Entry Fellowships/Assistantships
    Fall
    May 15 U.S. Citizen
    May 15 International
    December 15 Fellowships/Assistantships
    Spring
    October 15 U.S. Citizen
    October 15 International
    May 1 (Special Cases) Fellowships/Assistantships
    Summer
    May 1 U.S. Citizen
    May 1 International
    No Entry Fellowships/Assistantships

Program Contact Information


Additional Information


  • 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.

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