Research course

Translational Science

University of Texas Health Science Center - San Antonio · University of Texas Health Science Center - San Antonio

Entry requirements

Applicants to the TS PhD program must demonstrate: One or more of the following academic requirements: Completion of an advanced Professional Degree (e.g. MD, DO, DDS, MSN, PharmD); a Master's or Doctoral Degree in a health-related, science, or social science discipline; enrollment in a clinical professional doctoral degree program with intent to graduate prior to the semester for which application is being made; enrollment as a MD/PhD student with successful completion of the two-year pre-clinical curriculum; prior research or related experience; GRE, MCAT, or other equivalent degree examination scores; TOEFL scores (for applicants from a country where English is not the native language); documentation of potential for success in the degree program and as a translational science professional.

Months of entry


Course content

The Translational Science Ph.D. program is able to combine the resources and expertise of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSCSA), The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), The University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin), and The University of Texas School of Public Health (UTSPH) Regional Campus in San Antonio.

The Ph.D. prepares the next generation of scientists to lead the multi-disciplinary biomedical research teams of the future in increasingly complex research environments.

Scientists will advance knowledge in the areas of Type 1 (T1) and Type 2 (T2) translational research toward the goal of translating basic biomedical scientific discoveries into strategies that will improve healthcare delivery, patient outcomes, and community health.

Information for international students

Any international student accepted into the program will be required to have an F-1 student visa and TOEFL score.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

$7080 per year.

Qualification and course duration


full time
60 months

Course contact details

Charlotte Anthony