Application Instructions

Once you’ve selected your biomedical graduate program of interest, please note the specific requirements below by program or download our Application Requirements table.

Downloadable: Program Specific Requirements table

Addiction Research and Clinical Health MS

Program Selection ARCH – Master of Science
Available Admission Terms Summer, Fall
Required Personal information, Transcripts, 2 Recommendation letters, Personal statement (Written), Attestation statement, Application fee
Optional/Not Required  Standardized test scores, Personal statement (Audio/Video), Research statement, CV/Resume

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology PhD

Please see the Molecular and Cellular Biosciences PhD Track for application details for this program.


Biomedical Engineering MS and Biomedical Engineering PhD

Initial application to this joint program is made through the Virginia Tech Graduate School. Please consult the VT website for additional information.


Biomedical Science MS - Pre-Health Pathway

Program Selection BMSC – Master of Science Pre-health
Available Admission Terms Spring, Summer
Required Personal information, Transcripts, 2 Recommendation letters, Personal statement (Written and Audio/Video), Attestation statement, Application fee
Optional/Not Required  Standardized test scores, Research statement, CV/Resume

Biomedical Science MS - Research Pathway

Program Selection BMSC – Master of Science Research
Available Admission Terms Fall
Required Personal information, Transcripts, 2 Recommendation letters, Personal statement (Written), Attestation statement, Application fee
Optional/Not Required  Standardized test scores, Research statement, CV/Resume

Cancer Biology PhD

Please see the Molecular and Cellular Biosciences PhD Track for application details for this program.


Clinical Research Management MS

Program Selection CRM – Master of Science
Available Admission Terms Spring, Summer, Fall
Required Personal information, Transcripts, 3 Recommendation letters, Personal statement (Written), CV/Resume, Attestation statement, Application fee
Optional/Not Required  Standardized test scores, Personal statement (Audio/Video), Research statement

Comparative Medicine MS

Program Selection COMD – Master of Science
Available Admission Terms Fall (Open ONLY to those with a prior DVM degree)
Required Personal information, Transcripts, 3 Recommendation letters, Personal statement (Written), Research statement, CV/Resume, Attestation statement, Application fee
Optional/Not Required  Standardized test scores

Genetic Counseling MS

Program Selection GENC – Master of Science
Available Admission Terms Fall
Required Personal information, Transcripts, 3 Recommendation letters, Personal statement (Written and Audio/Video), Attestation statement, Application fee
Optional/Not Required  Standardized test scores, Research statement, CV/Resume

Health Disparities in Neuroscience-related Disorders MS

Program Selection HDND – Master of Science
Available Admission Terms Fall (Not currently accepting applications)
Required Personal information, Transcripts, 3 Recommendation letters, Personal statement (Written), Research statement, Attestation statement, Application fee
Optional/Not Required  Standardized test scores, CV/Resume

Healthcare Leadership MHL

Program Selection HCL – Master of Healthcare Leadership
Available Admission Terms Spring, Summer, Fall (Not currently accepting applications)
Required Personal information, Transcripts, 2 Recommendation letters, Personal statement (Written), CV/Resume, Attestation statement, Application fee
Optional/Not Required  Standardized test scores, Personal statement (Audio/Video), Research statement

Integrative Physiology and Pharmacology PhD

Program Selection IPP – Doctor of Philosophy
Available Admission Terms Fall
Required Personal information, Transcripts, 3 Recommendation letters, Personal statement (Written), Research statement, Attestation statement, Application fee
Optional/Not Required  Standardized test scores, CV/Resume

Medical Physics MS

Program Selection MPHY – Master of Science
Available Admission Terms Fall
Required Personal information, Transcripts, 3 Recommendation letters, Personal statement (Written), Research statement, CV/Resume, Attestation statement, Application fee
Optional/Not Required  Standardized test scores

Medical Physics CRT

Program Selection MPHY – Certificate
Available Admission Terms Fall (Open ONLY to those with a prior advanced degree, e.g., a PhD in another quantitative discipline)
Required Personal information, Transcripts, 3 Recommendation letters, Personal statement (Written), Attestation statement, Application fee
Optional/Not Required  Standardized test scores, Research statement, CV/Resume

Microbiology and Immunology PhD

Please see the Molecular and Cellular Biosciences PhD Track for application details for this program.


Molecular and Cellular Biosciences PhD Track

Program Selection MCB – Doctor of Philosophy
Available Admission Terms Fall
Required Personal information, Transcripts, 2 Recommendation letters, Personal statement (Written), Research statement, Attestation statement, Application fee
Optional/Not Required  Standardized test scores, Personal statement (Audio/Video), CV/Resume

Molecular Genetics and Genomics PhD

Please see the Molecular and Cellular Biosciences PhD Track for application details for this program.


Molecular Medicine and Translational Science MS

Program Selection MMTS – Master of Science
Available Admission Terms Fall (Open ONLY to those with a prior DVM or MD degree AND accepted to a training program at Wake Forest)
Required Personal information, Transcripts, 3 Recommendation letters, Personal statement (Written), Research statement, CV/Resume, Attestation statement, Application fee
Optional/Not Required  Standardized test scores

Molecular Medicine and Translational Science PhD

Program Selection MMTS – Doctor of Philosophy
Available Admission Terms

Fall (Open ONLY to those with a prior DVM or MD degree AND accepted to a training program at Wake Forest).

All others, please see the Molecular and Cellular Biosciences PhD Track for application details for this program.

Required Personal information, Transcripts, 3 Recommendation letters, Personal statement (Written), Research statement, CV/Resume, Attestation statement, Application fee
Optional/Not Required  Standardized test scores

Neuroscience MS

Program Selection NEUR – Master of Science
Available Admission Terms Fall
Required Personal information, Transcripts, 3 Recommendation letters, Personal statement (Written), Research statement, Attestation statement, Application fee
Optional/Not Required  Standardized test scores, CV/Resume

Neuroscience BA-BS/MS

Program Selection NEUR – 4+1 Master of Science
Available Admission Terms Fall (Open ONLY to current undergraduate sophomores at Wake Forest University who have declared the Neuroscience minor)
Required Personal information, Transcripts, 2 Recommendation letters, Personal statement (Written), Research statement, Attestation statement
Optional/Not Required  Standardized test scores, CV/Resume, Application fee

Neuroscience PhD

Program Selection NEUR – Doctor of Philosophy
Available Admission Terms Fall
Required Personal information, Transcripts, 3 Recommendation letters, Personal statement (Written), Research statement, Attestation statement, Application fee
Optional/Not Required  Standardized test scores, CV/Resume

Translational and Health System Science MS

Program Selection THSS – Master of Science
Available Admission Terms Fall
Required Personal information, Transcripts, 2 Recommendation letters, Personal statement (Written), CV/Resume, Standardized test scores, Attestation statement, Application fee
Optional/Not Required  Research statement

Translational and Health System Science CRT

Program Selection THSS – Certificate
Available Admission Terms Fall
Required Personal information, Transcripts, 2 Recommendation letters, Personal statement (Written), CV/Resume, Standardized test scores, Attestation statement, Application fee
Optional/Not Required  Research statement

Translational Biotechnology MS

Program Selection TBIO – Master of Science
Available Admission Terms Fall
Required Personal information, Transcripts, 2 Recommendation letters, Personal statement (Written), CV/Resume, Attestation statement, Application fee
Optional/Not Required  Standardized test scores, Research statement