Biomedical and Health Informatics

Program Degree Major Code Admissions
Term Deadline
Doctoral PhD HLIN Spring* October 13, 2020
Doctoral PhD HLIN Summer I*, Summer II* March 9, 2021
Doctoral PhD HLIN Fall* June 8, 2021
Professional Science Master’s – ONLINE MPS Spring* October 13, 2020
Professional Science Master’s – ONLINE MPS Summer I*, Summer II* March 9, 2021
Professional Science Master’s – ONLINE MPS Fall* June 8, 2021
Professional Science Master’s MPS BMHI Spring* October 13, 2020
Professional Science Master’s MPS BMHI Summer I*, Summer II* March 9, 2021
Professional Science Master’s MPS BMHI Fall* June 8, 2021
Fall Graduate School Fellowships December 15, 2020 (Recommended)
Academic Program Aid/Financial Assistance December 15, 2020 (Recommended)
Director of Graduate Admissions Javed Mostafa (jm@unc.edu)
Graduate Coordinator Mariell Ruiz (Mariell@email.unc.edu)
Address Carolina Health Informatics Program
100 Manning Hall, CB# 3360
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7585
Website chip.unc.edu/mps-bmhi
Phone 919-962-0182
Test Requirements
GRE not required
Letters of Recommendation 3
International Applicants Only TOEFL or IELTS score (no more than two years old)
Completed financial certificate
Other Requirements

In addition to the University’s required application materials, applicants should review the information below for additional expectations or application requirements.

Background: Applicants interested in the Master of Professional Science in Biomedical and Health Informatics program are expected to have some background (from prior education and/or work experience) related to healthcare and basic technical knowledge/skills necessary to complete the program coursework. Applicants lacking sufficient preparation may be required to take additional coursework prior to admission.

Interview: Interview with Program Director

Statement of Purpose: The following item should be included in a complete application to the Master of Professional Science in Biomedical and Health Informatics program. Failure to include the following will result in the application not being reviewed: The statement of purpose for MPS applicants should reflect the applicant’s career goals, how the applicant’s educational background and work experience will contribute to their experience in the MPS program, and how attending the MPS program will assist the applicant in achieving their goals.

*Only in unusual circumstances and after consultation with the program are other admission terms considered.