You may apply to our program directly through our department or via the interdisciplinary PhD Program in Biomedical Sciences.
If you have a strong background or interest in biomedical informatics, apply for direct admission to our department.
Apply directly to our biomedical informatics PhD program through UB’s Interactive Graduate Application Site.
You must submit the following to apply:
GRE score reporting codes
Your bachelor’s degree grade point average must be a 3.0 or better.
We give preference to applicants who have completed courses in:
We invite highly qualified candidates to an in-person or online interview with a member of our admissions committee. We base our final decisions on the interview and the candidate’s application.
If you want to explore different disciplines (including biomedical informatics) before selecting one for your doctoral research, apply through the PPBS.
Your application must be completed and supporting documentation must be received by Jan. 10.
A bachelor’s degree is required to enter the program.
You must submit the following credentials to apply:
Effective with the Fall 2019 admission cycle, we no longer require GRE scores of PPBS applicants.
Strong consideration is given to students who majored in chemistry, physics, mathematics, engineering, biology, biochemistry, pharmacy or psychology. Recommended undergraduate courses include general chemistry, organic chemistry, biology, physiology, physics and mathematics, including calculus and statistics.
For questions about admissions and academic advisement, please contact: