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Programs

For general information regarding the UAMS Graduate School and application procedures, please email Dr. Kristen Sterba or phone (501) 526-7396.  A list of frequently asked questions can be found here.

Please note:  If a program does not have a set deadline, it is recommended that you apply as soon as possible since each program has a limited number of positions.

It is the applicant’s responsibility to make sure all application materials have been received by the Graduate School.  Please contact Jackie McRoberts, GraduateAdmissions@uams.edu to confirm receipt of transcripts, letters of recommendation, affidavits of support (if required), GRE/ TOEFL scores, or other documents required by the program.

All admission decisions are communicated in writing by the Dean of the Graduate School.  The Graduate School cannot communicate admission decisions via email or phone calls.

Graduate School Programs

Please click on the program name for information regarding degrees offered, application deadlines, program contacts, and program requirements.

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Degrees offered:
M.S. and Ph.D.
Application Deadlines:
M.S. June 1st
Ph.D. March 15th
Fall Enrollment

Program Website
Requirements


Program Contacts:
Dr. Alan Tackett

Bioinformatics
(joint program hosted by the University of Arkansas at Little Rock)

Degrees offered:
M.S. and Ph.D.
Deadlines
Requirements

Program Contact
Dr. Larry Suva

Cellular Physiology and Molecular Biophysics

Degrees offered:
M.S. and Ph.D.
Application Deadlines:
M.S. July 1st
Ph.D. March 15th

Program Website
Requirements

Program Contact:
Dr. Frank Simmen

Clinical Nutrition

Degrees offered:
M.S.
Application Deadline:
International Applicants – March 1st
accepted to start in the summer term only
must arrive on campus one week prior to the first day of class for the summer semester.

Program Website
Requirements

Program Contact:
Dr. Reza Hakkak

Communication Sciences and Disorders M.S.

Degrees offered:
M.S.
Application Deadline:
February 1

Program Website
Requirements

Program Contact:
Dr. Kathy Shapley

Communication Sciences and Disorders Ph.D.

Degrees offered:
Ph.D.
Application Deadline:
No deadline

Program Website
Requirements

Program Contacts:
Dr. Betholyn Gentry – UALR
Dr. Susan Moss-Logan – UCA

Epidemiology

Degrees offered:
Ph.D.
Application Deadline:
January 15

Program Website
Requirements

Program Contact:
Dr. Lori Fischbach
Dr.Eric Johnson

Genetic Counseling

Degrees offered:
M.S.
Application Deadline:
February 15

Program Website
Requirements

Program Contact:
Lori Dean 

Health Promotion and Prevention Research

Degrees offered:
Ph.D.
Application Deadline:
January 15

Program Website

Program Contact:
Dr. Paul Greene 

Health Systems and Services Research

Degrees offered:
Ph.D.
Application Deadline:
First Monday in February

Program Website

Program Contact:
Dr. J. Mick Tilford

Interdisciplinary Biomedical Sciences & Clinical Translational Sciences

Degrees offered:
M.S., Ph.D., Certificate
Application Deadline:
Ph.D. February 15
M.S.   July 1

Program Website
Requirements

Program Contact:
Dr. William Wessinger

Interdisciplinary Toxicology

Degrees offered:
Ph.D.
Application Deadline:
No deadline

Program Website
Requirements

Program Contact:
Dr. Lee Ann MacMillan-Crow

Microbiology and Immunology

Degrees offered:
Ph.D.
Application Deadline:
February 15

Program Website
Requirements

Program Contact:
Dr. Dan Voth

 

Neurobiology and Developmental Sciences

Degrees offered:
Ph.D.
Application Deadline:
Ph.D. – February 15

Program Website
Requirements

Program Contact:
Dr. David Davies 

Nursing Science

Degrees offered:
Ph.D.
Application Deadline:
March 2

Program Website

Program Contact:
Dr. Jean McSweeney

Occupational and Environmental Health

Degrees offered:
Certificate
Application Deadline:
No deadline

Certificate in Regulatory Science

Program Contacts:
Dr. Morris Cranmer - Certificate in Regulatory Sciences

Pharmacology

Degrees offered:
Ph.D.
Application Deadline:
No deadline

Program Website
Requirements

Program Contacts:
Dr. Paul Gottschall 

Pharmaceutical Sciences

Degrees offered:
M.S.
Ph.D.
Application Deadline:
February 1

Program Website

Program Contact:

Dr. Kim Light 

Pharmaceutical Evaluation and Policy (PEP)

Degrees offered:
M.S.
Ph.D.
Application Deadline:
February 1

Program Website

Program Contact:
Dr. Bradley Martin