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Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Qualified individuals who hold a bachelor's degree in science, who have a demonstrated interest in a career in research, and who wish to take courses at the graduate level without enrolling in an MS or PhD degree program may be admitted to the GSBS as non-degree students. Applications for non-degree study are due two months prior to the start of the semester and are considered for fall, summer and spring. Instructions for applying are below.

Employees of Texas Medical Center institutions may register for courses as non-degree employees. Instructions for registering as a non-degree employee may be found here.

For tuition and fees information, please click here.

Deadline to apply for Fall 2018 enrollment as a non-degree seeking student is June 27, 2018.

Please note: GSBS does not sponsor visas for non-degree seeking international students.

Requirements and Instructions

All materials will be collected via our online application system (Embark). No paper application materials will be accepted. Below is a list of required materials for applying to GSBS as a non-degree seeking student. Please read the instructions below carefully. 

Students admitted as non-degree seeking students must submit immunization records and have a background check performed prior to enrollment. Instructions regarding these and other pre-enrollment requirements will be sent by email once admitted.