Application and Forms for Undergraduate Programs
The School of Health Professions at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center offers undergraduate programs leading to a Bachelor of Science degree, and one program leading to a Master of Science in Diagnostic Genetics.
Students enter the program in August of each year. Admission is on a competitive basis with a minimum overall GPA and science GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale. Meeting the minimum criteria does not guarantee acceptance.
The Registrar's office at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston serves as the Registrar for The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center School of Health Professions.
1. Priority Deadlines
Submit an admissions application and all supporting documents by the following Priority Application Deadlines. Applications and documents received after the priority dates will be considered for admission only if space is available.
|Sep 15||Applications Open|
|Jan 15||Priority Application Deadline for:|
• Histotechnology Professional Track
|Mar 1||Priority Application Deadline for:|
• Diagnostic Medical Sonography
• Medical Dosimetry
|Apr 1||Priority Application Deadline for:|
• Clinical Laboratory Science
• Cytogenetic Technology
• Diagnostic Imaging
• Molecular Genetic Technology
• Radiation Therapy
|May 1||Priority Application Deadline for professionals certified through ARRT, NMTCB, or ARDMS for Diagnostic Imaging Specialization in:|
• Computed Tomography
• Magnetic Resonance Imaging
|Jul 15||Closing Date for:|
• all admissions applications
• SHP scholarship applications
2. Review Prerequisite Requirements
The School of Health Professions only offers upper-level course work. For this reason, students should review specific prerequisites for each program.
3. Complete Online Application
Apply online to The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center School of Health Professions. Access the on-line application form by visiting the Office of the Registrar at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Pay a non-refundable $45 application fee upon submission of your application.
4. Submit Three Recommendations
5. Submit Official College Transcripts
The transcripts, from every school attended, should show a record of all academic work completed and must be mailed or sent electronically by the college directly to the Office of the Registrar at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.
6. Submit Foreign College Transcripts
All applicants with foreign college transcripts/mark sheets must have a course by course, and grade by grade evaluation by an approved evaluation agency. For more information about evaluation agencies that are approved, contact the Registrar's office at 713-500-3361 or view the following file: Evaluation Agencies for Foreign Transcripts pdf.
7. Attend Information Session
All applicants to the Diagnostic Imaging or Diagnostic Medical Sonography program are required to attend an information session.
8. Complete Clinical Site Visit
This is only required for applicants to the Diagnostic Imaging and Radiation Therapy programs.
Diagnostic Imaging – Only competitive applicants will be invited to complete an 8-hour clinical site visit.
Radiation Therapy – All applicants are required to schedule a 16-hour clinical site visit. Contact the Radiation Therapy Program at 713-792-3455 for scheduling.
9. Submit all Required Documents to:
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
PO Box 20036
Houston, TX 77225-0036
10. Submit Additional Paperwork
All students who are accepted to the School of Health Professions will be required to have current health immunizations, satisfactorily complete drug screening, and a criminal background check.