GRADUATE ADMISSIONS

Welcome to Graduate Admissions at USU School of Medicine

 

All applicants to USU Graduate Programs are required to submit an online application form, a statement of purpose and a set of specified additional credentials
 to support the application.

USU gives careful consideration to all available information about each applicant and selects students on a competitive basis without regard to race, color, sex, creed or national origin. 
There is no Application Fee.
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CONDITIONS FOR APPLYING

  • Applicants must be US citizens
  • Each applicant must complete a baccalaureate degree program from an accredited academic institution before matriculation at USU.

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APPLICATION PROCESS

               Mailing Address:     
                               Graduate Education Office (Room A1045)
                               Uniformed Services University School of Medicine
                               4301 Jones Bridge Road
                               Bethesda, MD 20814

Email: USUTranscript@usuhs.edu

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SUBMITTING OFFICIAL DOCUMENTS

  • Official Transcripts of all previous graduate studies in official sealed envelopes:

Mailed directly to the Graduate Education Office from the respective university registrar’s office 
Mailed by the applicant, unopened, in self-assembled application packet
Electronically from a secure site formally linked from the sending institution, emailed to USUTranscript@usuhs.edu (schools located in the United States only. We do not accept electronic transcripts from any institution overseas.)

  • Three letters of recommendation from faculty members under whom the applicant has studied submitted via email or regular mail. We strongly recommend letters of recommendation be emailed.
  • A complete Curriculum Vitae emailed to USUTranscript@usuhs.edu
  • Each program may have degree-specific requirements.

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REQUiREMENT FOR GRADUATE RECORD EXAM

The GRE is optional for the 2023 admissions cycle. 
If you choose to submit scores, the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) test must have been taken within two years of the date of this application. Score must be sent to the Associate Dean for Graduate Education, USU. USU's school code for the GRE is 5824. If you have not taken the GRE yet, please leave this section blank.

PROGRAM-SPECIFIC ADMISSIONS INFORMATION

Individuals seeking information about specific admissions requirements for each program should visit the USU Catalog Admissions page.

For additional information, contact Graduate Education Office at:
Email: graduateprogram@usuhs.edu
Phone: 301-295-9474/3913
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DEADLINES

PHD AND MASTER’S PROGRAMS

APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED - JUNE 1, 2022 - DECEMBER 1, 2022

Please select the option: GRADUATE PROGRAMS APPLICATION 2023

 

GLOBAL HEALTH DISTANCE LEARNING CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED - February 1, 2023 - March 31, 2023

 

HEALTH PROFFESSIONS EDUCATION DOCTORATE, MASTERS, AND CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS

APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED
ROUND 1: February 15 2022 – May 2, 2022 (Deadline Passed)
ROUND 2: July 1, 2022 – August 10, 2022 (Deadline Passed)
ROUND 3: September 1, 2022 - November 1, 2022

USU gives careful consideration to all available information about each applicant and selects students on a competitive basis without regard to race, color, sex, creed or national origin. There is no application fee.
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VERIFYING THE RECEIPT OF APPLICATION MATERIALS

Once you have hit “submit” on your application you will be contacted periodically about the status of your application package.

You may always check on the status of your documents, and ask any questions about the application process, by calling us at 301-400-4101 or emailing USUTranscript@usuhs.edu
 

MD/PHD ADMISSIONS PROCESS

Applicants interested in the MD/PhD program must apply to both programs. If the applicant is accepted into the MD program but not accepted into a PhD program, they may still continue the medical school application process.

  1. Apply directly to the F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine using the American Medical Colleges Application Service (AMCAS). Applicants must indicate their interest in the MD/PhD program on the AMCAS application. All information for applying to the MD Program can be found here.
  2. Submit a separate PhD program application through our Graduate School.