Please note: The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio will now be called "UT Health San Antonio."

Integrated Biomedical Sciences (IBMS)

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The Integrated Biomedical Sciences (IBMS) Graduate Program is a dynamic, integrated, and multidisciplinary program comprised of seven disciplines across basic science and clinical departments. Students matriculating into the IBMS are given the opportunity to customize their educational experience and realize their unique interests and professional aspirations. 

To accomplish this mission, trainees choose coursework, an area of research, and a mentor based on their interests and professional goals. The IBMS program partners with businesses and community organizations to empower students by providing internships and potential employment opportunities.

Keith Krolick, Ph.D.
Program Director 
COGS Chair

Angela Watts, M.S.
Assistant Director of Academic Programs
(210) 567-3758

Kay Eskew
Program Coordinator
(210) 567-3746

Application Deadline: 

Fall/January 1 (Priority)
Fall/March 16 (Final)

Students receive a stipend of $26,000.  Tuition, fees, and basic student health insurance are covered by the program.

Program Handbook:
IBMS Handbook of Policies and Procedures

New Student Information:

Here is a list of  important information regarding the matriculation and enrollment process.

Please note: The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio will now be called "UT Health San Antonio."

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Applicants are required to have a Bachelor's degree or a Master's degree and must have taken the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). GRE scores must be from tests taken within five years of applying for admission. While there is no official minimum requirement, successful applicants generally have a minimum combined score of 315.

Chemistry- 1 year Inorganic and Organic Chemistry and associated laboratory courses
Analytical and Physical Chemistry recommended
Physics- 1 Year
Calculus- 1 Semester Calculus or Statistics
Biology - 2 years as required for Biology Majors

International students are required to take either the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing Systems (IELTS). The minimum required score for the TOEFL is 68 for iBT. The minimum score for the academic version of the IELTS test is 6.5. Scores for either test must have been taken within two years of applying for admission.