Recommended Background for the Bioscience and Health Policy program:

  • A bachelor's degree (B.S. or B.A) in biology or a closely related science field
  • Completed coursework in biology, chemistry, calculus, and statistics
  • Strong critical thinking and communication skills
  • Statistics, introductory economics, and computer skills are preferred, but not required

Application Required Materials

Application Deadlines

We accept applications twice a year for Fall and Spring admission

Fall admission applications open October 30 and close February 15 for Fall admission *DEADLINE EXTENDED* to March 30, 2022, for Fall 2022 admission 

Spring admission applications open June 30 and close October 15 for Spring admission

We do offer rolling admission if space is available. Please contact Lindsey Hodge at Lh29@rice.edu if you'd like to apply after the deadline