Application Deadlines

Application Links and Deadlines by Program

Only one application will be accepted per semester. Do not apply to more than one program per semester. 

Please see the chart below for academic program application deadlines. N/A indicates that the department does not accept applications for that term.

For more information about a particular program, click on the program name to be taken directly to the website.

Below the chart is additional important information.

Program

 

Term

Application Opens

Application Closes

 Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (M.S. & Ph.D.) Click Here to Apply  Spring N/A  N/A 
     Summer N/A  N/A 
     Fall Sept. 1  June 1 
Biomedical Informatics (Ph.D.) Click Here to Apply Spring May 1 Oct. 1
    Summer Sept. 1 March 1
    Fall Sept. 1 June 1
Biomedical Informatics (M.S.) Click Here to Apply Spring N/A N/A
    Summer N/A N/A
    Fall Sept. 1 June 1
 Biostatistics (Ph.D.) Click Here to Apply  Spring May 1  Oct. 1 
     Summer Sept. 1  March 1 
     Fall Sept. 1  June 1 
 Cancer Research (Ph.D.) Click Here to Apply  Spring May 1  Nov. 1 
     Summer Sept. 1  April 1 
     Fall Sept. 1  July 1 
 Cellular & Integrative Physiology (Ph.D.) Click Here to Apply  Spring N/A  N/A 
     Summer N/A  N/A 
     Fall Sept. 1  March 15 
 Cellular & Integrative Physiology (M.S.) Click Here to Apply  Spring N/A  N/A 
     Summer N/A N/A
     Fall Sept. 1 June 1
 Emergency Preparedness (M.S.) Click Here to Apply  Spring May 1 Oct. 1
     Summer N/A N/A
   Fall Sept. 1 June 1
 Environmental Health, Occupational Health & Toxicology (Ph.D.) Click Here to Apply  Spring June 1  Oct. 1 
     Summer N/A  N/A 
     Fall Oct. 1  June 1 
 Epidemiology (Ph.D.) Click Here to Apply  Spring N/A  N/A 
     Summer N/A  N/A 
     Fall Sept. 1  June 1 
 Genetics, Cell Biology & Anatomy (M.S. & Ph.D.) Click Here to Apply  Spring May 1  Oct. 1 
     Summer Sept. 1  March 1 
     Fall Sept. 1  June 1 
 Health Promotion, Social & Behavioral Health (Ph.D.) Click Here to Apply  Spring N/A  N/A 
     Summer N/A  N/A 
     Fall Sept. 1  April 1 
 Health Services Research, Administration, & Policy (Ph.D.) Click Here to Apply  Spring N/A  N/A 
     Summer N/A  N/A 
     Fall Oct. 1  June 1 
 Medical Sciences Interdepartmental Area (MSIA) (M.S. & Ph.D.) Click Here to Apply  Spring May 1  Oct. 15 
     Summer Sept. 1  Feb. 15 
     Fall Sept. 1  June 1 
 Nursing (Ph.D.) Click Here to Apply  Spring N/A  N/A 
     Summer Oct. 1  Jan. 15 
     Fall N/A  N/A 
 Pathology & Microbiology (M.S. & Ph.D.) Click Here to Apply  Spring June 1  Oct. 1 
     Summer N/A  N/A 
     Fall Oct. 1  March 1 
 Pharmaceutical Sciences (M.S. & Ph.D.) Click Here to Apply  Spring N/A  N/A 
     Summer N/A  N/A 
 Applic. deadline for international students is February 1    Fall Sept. 1  April 1
 Pharmacology & Experimental Neuroscience (M.S. & Ph.D.) Click Here to Apply  Spring N/A  N/A 
     Summer N/A  N/A 
     Fall Sept. 1  June 1 
 Biomedical Research Training Program (BRTP) (Ph.D.) Click Here to Apply  Spring May 1  Oct. 1 
     Summer Sept. 1  March 1 
     Fall Sept. 1  June 1 

Please submit official documents such as transcripts, official GRE/TOEFL scores only after you have submitted your online application. The address to submit all official documents is:

UNMC Graduate Studies
987810 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-7810

GRE and TOEFL scores from ETS should be directed to Institution Code: 6896. All score reports for this code arrive to the Graduate Studies Office, so the Department Code is irrelevant. You may choose any Department Code that you deem appropriate or just use 5199 for Any Department Not Listed.

General Guidelines for International Applicants:

Please read the important information.
To ensure adequate time to prepare visa and travel arrangements should you be selected for admission, please have your application and all materials submitted by these dates:
Spring: August 1 (unless earlier deadline is noted in chart)
Summer: January 1 (unless earlier deadline is noted in chart)
Fall: April 1 (unless earlier deadline is noted in chart)