258
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center / College of Graduate Health Sciences is located in Memphis, TN, in an urban setting.

Departments & Programs

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Medicine/Doctor of Philosophy (MD/PhD)
Doctor of Nursing Practice/Doctor of Philosophy (DNP/PhD)
Doctor of Dental Surgery/Doctor of Philosophy (DDS/PhD)
Doctor of Pharmacy/Doctor of Philosophy (Pharm D/PhD)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Health outcomes and policy research
Master of Science (MS) Epidemiology
Master of Science (MS) Pharmacology
Master of Dental Surgery (MDS) Dental sciences
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biomedical sciences
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Pharmaceutical sciences
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biomedical engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Speech and hearing science
Master of Science (MS) Biomedical engineering
Master of Science (MS) Laboratory research and management
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Nursing science

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 23
Doctoral Degrees 30
Other Advanced Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Oral and written preliminary and comprehensive exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

673
Applied
112
Accepted
102
Enrolled
17%

Applying

0
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Winter deadline January 1st January 1st No
Spring deadline March 1st March 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Recommended TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

258
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.94%
Black or African American 5.43%
White or Caucasian 63%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 26.36%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 2.71%

Gender

Male (49%)
Female (50%)

Faculty

528
Total faculty
Full-time (528)
Part-time (0)
Male (352)
Female (176)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Cell biology, epidemiology, biomedical engineering, speech and hearing science, health policy, pharmaceutical sciences, dental sciences, nursing science, pharmacology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 920 Madison Avenue
Suite 807
Memphis, TN  38163
United States
Contact Dr. Donald B. Thomason
Dean
Email: dthomaso@uthsc.edu
Phone: 901-448-5538