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 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.

DateAction
Sep. 15Applications Open
Jan. 15Priority Application Deadline for Histotechnology Professional Track
March 1Priority Application Deadline for:
Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Medical Dosimetry
Applications for the above programs are currently under review.
April 1Priority Application Deadline for Diagnostic Imaging
Applications for the above programs are currently under review.
April 1Priority Application Deadline for:
Clinical Laboratory Science
Cytogenetic Technology
Histotechnology
Molecular Genetic Technology
Radiation Therapy
Although the priority application deadline for the above programs has passed, spaces are still available in each program. We will continue to accept and consider completed applications until we reach maximum enrollment for Fall 2016. For this reason, we strongly encourage you to submit an application for admission as soon as possible.

Please note that Cytotechnology is no longer accepting applications for Fall 2016 admittance.
May 1Priority Application Deadline for professionals certified through ARRT, NMTCB, or ARDMS for Diagnostic Imaging specialization in:
Computed Tomography
Education
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Management
July 1Priority Application Deadline for Health Care Disparities, Diversity, and Advocacy (New program)
July 15Closing Date for all admissions applications

updated April 13, 2016

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 School of Health Professions. Access the on-line application form by visiting the Office of the Registrar. Pay a non-refundable $45 application fee upon submission of your application.

4. Submit Three Recommendations

Submit recommendation forms (pdf) directly to the Office of the Registrar by the posted application deadline.

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.

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 (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:

Office of the Registrar at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.

Office of the Registrar
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. Detailed instructions and specific deadline dates will be provided at the time a student is accepted for admissions.