MD Anderson Cancer Center UTHealth
Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Admissions for Future Students

M.S. application deadlines and information

  • The deadline for applicants to the M.S. degree program in Biomedical Sciences is April 1.  
  • All materials, including letters of recommendation, must be received by the deadline. Early applications are encouraged.
  • Applicants will be evaluated holistically as outlined on the Admissions website.

Additional important information

  • The Research Statement is optional for M.S. seeking applicants.
  • Please see the Genetic Counseling and Medical Physics Program websites for S.M.S. degree program deadlines and application requirements for these concentrations.

Advisors for M.S. Students

M.S. students searching for a research advisor should utilize the following links:

Keep these points in mind when searching faculty profiles:

  • Advisors of M.S. students are not required to fund the student
  • M.S. students may sign up for Special Project: Research to help them find an advisor
  • After receipt and acceptance of an offer to attend GSBS, you should begin consulting our Faculty seeking students M.S. students page to initiate conversations with a potential advisor. While it is not required that you identify an advisor prior to beginning your degree program, the sooner that you find a laboratory “home”, advisor, and project, the better.