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The University of Texas at San Antonio

Joint PhD Program in Translational Science

San Antonio, TX


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The University of Texas at San Antonio


The University of Texas at San Antonio / Joint PhD Program in Translational Science is located in San Antonio, TX, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required



Application Fee - Domestic
Application Fee - International
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline November 1st November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Official transcripts, copy of U.S. medical license/certificate, criminal background check, resume or curriculum vitae, 3 letters of recommendation, statement of purpose

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 565
TOEFL IBT score: 86
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

Total Graduate Students
International Breakout (representing other countries)


Hispanic/Latino 50%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 25%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%


Male (50%)
Female (50%)


Focus of faculty research: Community-acquired methicillin-resistant staphylococcus (CA-MRSA); epigenetic changes in cancer genomes; occupational injury and prevention; addiction science; inflammation, tissue injury, and regeneration
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address One UTSA Circle
San Antonio, TX  78249-0617
United States
Contact Dr. Chris Frei
Program Director
Phone: 210-567-8355
Fax: 210-564-4301