Biomedical and Health Informatics

Program Degree Major Code Admissions
Term Deadline
Doctoral PhD HLIN Fall* May 14, 2024
Professional Science Master’s – ONLINE MPS Spring* October 10, 2023
Professional Science Master’s – ONLINE MPS Fall* June 11, 2024
Professional Science Master’s MPS BMHI Spring* October 10, 2023
Professional Science Master’s MPS BMHI Fall* May 14, 2024
Fall Graduate School Fellowships December 12, 2023 (Recommended)
Academic Program Aid/Financial Assistance December 12, 2023 (Recommended)
Director of Graduate Admissions Javed Mostafa (
Graduate Coordinator Jenny Kaselak ( (Associate Director)

Erika Takeda ( (Residential Program)

Addie Griffin ( (Online Program)

Iyana Alewine ( (PhD Program)

Address Carolina Health Informatics Program

Health Sciences Library

333 South Columbia Street CB# 3360

Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7585

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)
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.

International Applicants: If you are an international applicant and have an educational background from an international university, please submit a GPA conversion. GPA conversions are beneficial for the admissions committee to fully understand each applicant’s educational background. We recommend a WES or ECE evaluation. Please send them to

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