Admissions Requirements

To apply to the PhD in Neuromotor Science program, you must have the equivalent of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution with a minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of a 3.0. You do not need a master’s degree to apply for the PhD program.

Before applying, we recommend that students explore the Neuromotor Science (NMS) Research Consortium site to investigate areas of research focus in the various NMS laboratories to identify opportunities for mentored research.

Supporting Materials

Laptop Requirement

Laptops are integrated into the curriculum at the College of Public Health to improve opportunities for active learning and provide greater access to specialized software and required tools in and out of the classroom. Incoming students are required to have a laptop that meets certain minimum hardware specifications. Review full laptop requirements.

Additional Requirements for International Students

  • For applicants whose native language is not English, the TOEFL is required with a minimum score of 79 on the iBT. These scores should be sent officially to SOPHAS using the SOPHAS-specific TOEFL code of: 5688.
  • A WES evaluation is required for applicants who completed their degree outside of the United States. This can be requested and submitted through SOPHAS.

Application Deadlines

Fall term: Jan. 5. Applications received after this date will be reviewed as space and funding allows.
Spring term: Nov. 1