Attn.: PhD Application Processing

NOTE: If you are considering an M.D./Ph.D. program, please make sure to set up an appointment with an HPA advisor at your convenience and before completing and submitting your internal application in January. We will be happy to speak with you if you would like an assessment of your chances for admission, but you should use the information above to make a self assessment. If your self assessment confirms your intention to seek the combined degree, then do make an appointment for a preliminary discussion. If you decide that the M.D./Ph.D. is not the appropriate type of biomedical training you desire, please plan to submit your AdviseStream profile, academics, and engagements and sign up for a non-Ph.D. interview.

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Another similarity to the evaluation for PhD applications, are some of the qualities we look for that indicate success in biomedical research. These include (but are not limited to!) passion for scientific discovery, ability to problem solve, creativity, motivation, perseverance, and integrity. When members of the admissions committee are reading personal statements and other essays, they are looking for hints that applicants possess these qualities. In addition, the interview is a great place to try and determine if a candidate possesses any of these qualities!

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While PhD programs do evaluate an applicant’s motivation to pursue graduate training as part of the application process, there is a greater degree of emphasis on this aspect for MD-PhD programs. Because training MD-PhD graduates is a long process and requires a large financial investment, programs expect applicants to be able to clearly articulate how MD-PhD training will help them reach their professional goals. You need to explain in your application essays how both degrees are necessary for the career you envision for yourself. Also, be well prepared to answer questions about this topic during the interview.

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When applicants are not admitted to the Ph.D. program, are they considered for the Master's program?
Not automatically. However, you can indicate in your application that you wish to be considered for the Master's program in the event that your application for the Ph.D. program is unsuccessful. This will be taken into consideration by the admissions committee when assessing your application.

May I apply if my undergraduate major is not in Electrical Engineering?
All applicants with a B.S. and/or M.S. degree in engineering, physical sciences, or mathematics are considered for admission. You may still apply if your major is not in one of these areas, however you should compare your previous coursework to the you are interested in. The admissions committee will look at how many undergraduate courses you would likely need to complete in preparation for the program's course requirements.

I already hold a Master's or Doctorate degree from another institution/university; may I apply for a duplicate/second degree?
The University does not permit duplication of advanced degrees. (A professional degree is not regarded as a duplication of an academic degree.) Holders of a Master's or Ph.D. are therefore advised not to apply for admission to ECE for the same degree, regardless of the discipline of the first degree or the discipline to which they seek admission.

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Writing an effective personal statement for a Master’s or PhD application for a university abroad is probably one of the most important steps of your application process abroad. It represents both a chance for you to introduce yourself to the admission committee of the institution, but also to present your thesis or research goals you plan to achieve during your studies. Read key tips for understanding for your Master's or Ph.D.

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Applications for admission to the College of Medicine and the M.D./Ph.D. program are processed through (the AMCAS deadline is October 15).