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Admissions Requirements

  1. Submit your application for admission to the Clinical Research MS program using the Graduate College’s online application, GradApp. You will specify the campus on which you wish to study (Main/Tucson or Phoenix).
  2. Letters of Recommendation: You must have one professional letter of recommendation attesting to your ability to complete the program. You will identify the recommenders in GradApp, and they will receive an email from the Graduate College prompting them to directly upload their letters of recommendation to accompany your application. Be sure to notify the recommenders to expect the email when you submit your application. You may request more than two letters of recommendation.
  3. Curriculum Vitae (CV): You will upload your current CV to be included with your application in GradApp.
  4. Personal Statement: Please prepare a statement explaining your interest in clinical research, including any specific research interests (and expected faculty mentor, if already identified). You may also discuss why you feel you are a good candidate for the Clinical Research MS program and/or how training in clinical research would contribute to your career objectives.
  5. Test Scores: GRE scores are not required for admission. International students from non-English speaking countries must take an accepted English proficiency exam and have their score reported to the Graduate College.

Admissions Deadlines

  • Applications for Fall admission are accepted through July 1.
  • Applications for Spring admission are accepted through December 1.

Note: All application materials, including letters of recommendation, must be received by the deadline for the application to be considered.

Standardized Tests

International applicants from non-English speaking countries must report an adequate score on an English proficiency exam accepted by the Graduate College. GRE scores are not required.

Funding Opportunities

The Clinical Research MS program does not offer funding support to MS students. Students can contact the Graduate College's Office of Fellowships and Community Engagement for information about external funding opportunities for graduate students. Admitted students can use the Scholarship Universe database to identify further funding opportunities. Domestic students may contact the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid to inquire about standard forms of financial aid. Faculty members who mentor Clinical Research MS students may be able to provide funding.

International Conditional Admission

International applicants will not be considered for conditional admission by this program.