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Translational Biomedicine (MS or PhD)

The MS and the PhD in Translational Biomedicine are interdisciplinary degrees awarded by the Graduate College. The MS is a nonthesis degree.

Admission Requirements 

Applicants must meet the Admission Requirements of the Graduate College and the department offering the degree program (review the department's web site or the General Catalog for departmental requirements). Applicants are encouraged to Contact the Program prior to submitting an application.

Estimated Cost of Attendance

Tuition and fees vary by degree program and the type of student you are.

Application Deadlines 

  • Fall semester—July 15 (April 15 for international students)
  • Spring semester—December 1 (October 1 for international students)
  • Summer session—April 15 (March 1 for international students)

Application Procedures 

To apply to this degree program, you will need to submit some application materials to your academic department and some to the Office of Admissions.

Materials to send to the department:

  • Your official academic records/transcripts (current and former UI students do not need to provide UI transcripts)
  • Three Letters of Recommendation (PDF)
  • A personal statement
  • A curriculum vitae

Materials to send to Admissions:

  • A second set of your official academic records/transcripts (current and former UI students do not need to provide UI transcripts)
  • Your official GRE/GMAT scores from Educational Testing Service (the University's institutional code is 6681).
  • International students may also be required to submit TOEFL or IELTS scores to comply with the university's English Language Proficiency Requirements.
  • Once recommended for admission, international students must send a Financial Statement.

Apply 

If you Apply Online, the $60 application fee ($100 for international students) is payable by Discover, MasterCard, or Visa. If you cannot pay by credit card, you may Download and Print an Application (PDF) and pay the fee by check or money order in U.S. currency made payable to "The University of Iowa."

Contact Information 

Translational Biomedicine Program
The University of Iowa
SW44-E General Hospital
Iowa City, IA 52242
Shannon-christensen@uiowa.edu
319-384-4640

Office of Admissions
The University of Iowa
107 Calvin Hall
Iowa City, IA 52242-1396
admissions@uiowa.edu
319-335-1525