Prospective Students

The Next Generation of Leaders in Public Health and Biomedical Research

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler (UTHSCT) seeks to recruit and train future leaders who will transform the health status of our neighbors near and far. Start your application by submitting the following required documents:

  • Statement of Purpose
  • GRE Test Scores
  • Letters of Recommendation (3)
  • CV/Resume
  • Official Transcript(s)
  • TOEFL English Proficiency Exam (international applicants)

Masters of Science in Biotechnology Admission Requirements

Career Research & Analytics

Master of Science in Biotechnology Program*

Student Achievement Metric 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Ave Target
Graduation Rate§ 80% 100% 100% 71% 67% 86% TBD TBD 89% 95%
Retention Rate 83% 92% 100% 100% 75% 100% 100% TBD 94% 95%
Time-to-degree (months) 25.4 22.0 21.9 22.8 27.5 25.7 TBD TBD 23.5 24
Placement 25% 91% 67% 100% 50% 100% TBD TBD 79% 90%

Master of Public Health (MPH) Program*

Student Achievement Metric 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Ave Target
Graduation Rate§ 100% TBD TBD 100% 95%
Retention Rate 88% 100% TBD 91% 95%
Time-to-degree (months) 26.0 TBD TBD 26.0 24
Placement 77% TBD TBD 77% 90%

Master of Health Administration (MHA) Program*

Student Achievement Metric 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Ave Target
Graduation Rate§ TBD TBD 95%
Retention Rate TBD TBD 95%
Time-to-degree (months) TBD TBD 24
Placement TBD TBD 90%

*Data is based on the year of enrollment (as indicated) with averages based on overall historical enrollment. Programs are two-year programs:
The MPH program was initiated in spring 2017, and the MHA program was initiated in fall 2019.
¶ Retention Rate is determined from first-year graduate students that re-enrolled for a second term.
§ Graduation Rate is determined from first-year graduate students that re-enrolled for a second term and completed within four years.
† Value is approximate until four years after enrollment year.
‡ Graduates who entered a field-related job or a related doctoral-level program within 6 months of graduation.