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Application Requirements

Primary application through SOPHAS

  • Official transcripts
  • GRE scores (if available)
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Statement of purpose (not to exceed 500 words)
  • Current Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • English proficiency for international applicants (TOEFL/IELTS)

Second online application through Slate

  • Unofficial transcripts
  • English proficiency for international students (TOEFL/IELTS)
  • English Proficiency Requirement - All International students must meet the standard English proficiency requirement per the University Office of Admissions.

**Upon application screening, an interview may be extended by the OEH Faculty Admissions Committee**

Minimum Qualifications

  • A cumulative GPA of at least 3.0
  • An earned baccalaureate degree (BA/BS) that includes coursework in college-level mathematics,
    inorganic and organic chemistry, physics, and biology.


The MSOH programs only accept Fall cohorts with the following application and admissions deadlines:

Application Deadline: February 15

Admissions Deadline: April 1

An additional $30 late fee will be applied by the admissions office if your application is not completed by these deadlines.

Please see the University of Utah Admissions site for additional information regarding application documents, deadlines, and fees.

Joseph Allen, PhD

Director of OEH Academic Programs