How to Apply

The application cycle for the incoming class of 2021 is now closed.

Welcome and thank you for your interest in the UIWSOM Master of Biomedical Sciences. If you have questions during the application process or if you would like to schedule an appointment with an admissions representative, please contact the Master of Biomedical Sciences Program at mbsprogram@uiwtx.edu or call (210) 283-6998.

Application Process

To apply for the MBS program and receive full consideration, the following items must be submitted:

1. UIW Graduate Application

To begin the application process, complete a UIW Graduate Admissions Application. 

Please indicate the Fall 2022 term as your anticipated start date.

First-time Users: Create an account to start a new application. If you have completed a UIW degree and are seeking a second degree, you must complete a new application as a first-time user.

Returning Users: Log in to continue your application.

2. MBS Supplemental Application and Fee

The MBS supplemental application and fee will open on November 1, 2021. 

3. Official Transcript(s)

Applicants are required to send an official transcript from all institutions attended. This includes all undergraduate, graduate and any health care professions education. Applicants with outstanding prerequisites should send an updated official transcript after completion of coursework.

Paper transcripts must be mailed directly from the institution to UIW in a sealed envelope and printed within the last year. Please use the following address:

University of the Incarnate Word
Document Receiving
4301 Broadway, CPO #304
San Antonio, Texas 78209

Electronic copies can be sent to gradadmissions@uiwtx.edu

4. Letters of Recommendation

Three letters of recommendation are required. The letters should attest to the applicant's capacity for graduate level coursework. At least one letter should be submitted by a faculty member and one from a health care provider. Letters should be submitted on the recommender’s letterhead.

Physical letters of recommendation can be mailed to the following address:

University of the Incarnate Word
Document Receiving
4301 Broadway, CPO #304
San Antonio, Texas 78209

Electronic letters of recommendation can be sent to gradadmissions@uiwtx.edu.

5. Pre-Professional Exam Score

Applicants must submit professional test scores based on their discipline selected on the MBS Supplemental Application. 

Scores should be submitted as follows:

  • GRE - scores should be sent directly to the UIW Graduate Admissions Office using code 6303.
  • MCAT - scores can be printed and mailed to the UIW Graduate Admissions Office using the address below. Electronic score reports can be sent to gradadmissions@uiwtx.edu. Please ensure the score report includes the 16-digit verification code and the AAMC ID. Scores reports will be validated by UIW. 
  • Other pre-professional exams - scores can be mailed directly to the UIW Graduate Admissions Office or sent electronically to gradadmissions@uiwtx.edu.

University of the Incarnate Word
Document Receiving
4301 Broadway, CPO #304
San Antonio, Texas 78209