MS Medical Science (1-year) Application Guide

Checklist

Online Application

Online Application (Deadline for 2021 Fall application cycle is July 2nd.)

Application Fee

A $50 GSBS supplemental application fee will be paid directly to the centralized application service, PosbacCAS

Official transcript(s) from every college/university attended

  • Please note, all transcripts are required. If you took one course at a community college or participated in a study abroad opportunity, we will need a transcript from the college where you completed the class.
  • If you are still enrolled in classes, please request a transcript from your current institution after grades for the fall semester post to your record. We will also need to see your Spring registration (if you are enrolled for Spring)
  • If you attended a college/university outside the U.S. you must submit an official WES course-by-course evaluation as well as the official transcript. WES has an option where they will send us your transcript along with their evaluation, in that case you don’t have to send us an additional transcript on your own.

2 Letters of recommendation

  • Applicants will share the name and email of recommenders in the PostbacCAS portal. Recommenders will complete an online process and return a letter directly to the PostbacCAS system.
  • Letters must be on letterhead and signed.
  • A letter of recommendation from a Health Professions Advisory Committee will meet the requirement for two letters of recommendation.

Test scores

  • Applicants for the online format ARE NOT required to submit entrance examination scores.
  • Applicants for the cohort (face-to-face on campus) format ARE required to provide entrance examination scores. A copy of your MCAT score report (including the verification code) is required. Applicants can get this from the AAMC website and upload it to their application. Those that are pursuing dental school can submit a DAT score instead of the MCAT, applicants must make clear in the online application that they are submitting a DAT with plans to attend dental school.
  • An official TOEFL score is required for applicants who are not U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents, unless you’ve completed a degree program within the U.S. Institution code: 6909.

Personal Résumé or Curriculum Vitae

Please submit your document as a PDF file within the PostbacCAS portal.


Admissions Process

Application Submission:

  1. Submit Online Application
  2. Pay the application fee
  3. After the application fee has been posted, you will receive an email with a PIN that will allow you to activate your MyHSC student portal, where you can check the status of your application.
    • If you’ve applied to any UNT program in the past, you should already have access to MyHSC and will not receive this email. You can click the forgot EUID/password links on the login page to access your record.
    • If you have activated your MyHSC student portal and cannot access your account, please contact the IT Help Desk.
  4. The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences will begin to process your application and create check-list items to be completed in order to proceed through the application process.  The check-list items can be viewed on your MyHSC student portal.
  5. Submit remaining documents required for the application.

Application Review:

All completed applications are reviewed by the admissions committee. The admissions committee reviews applications completed by the deadline from January through April. When your application goes to review, the committee decides one of the following four options:

  1. Offer admission
    • Decision will be updated on the applicant’s MyHSC student portal and a decision letter is emailed.
  2. Deny admission
    • Decision will be updated on the applicant’s MyHSC student portal and a decision letter is emailed.
  3. Deferred decision
    • Applicant is initially reviewed but not given a final decision.  Admissions committee will revisit the applicant’s file once the full cycle has been completed for a final decision.
  4. Waitlist
    • We will offer seats to those on the waitlist as seats become available up until New Student Orientation.

Questions?

Any Questions should be directed to Admissions@unthsc.edu, please use the subject “Medical Sciences Applicant”.