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Admissions: International Students

Minimum requirements:

*If you have a three-year degree versus a four-year degree, your transcript will be reviewed to determine whether you have met the necessary prerequisites for the program. Eligibility for admission can only be determined upon receipt of a complete application.

Application Process

All international applicants are encouraged to apply as early as possible to allow sufficient time to receive all the necessary documents and to process and assess the application.

International applications are accepted for the Fall and Spring semester. We encourage all international applicants to send in their documents at least six months prior to the start of the semester applying to.

All documents should be mailed to:

UMBC Graduate School, M.P.S Health Information Technology
1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD 21250 U.S.A.

Your application packet should include the following documents:

Please note: All international students are required to submit TOEFL scores unless you attended a university in an English-speaking country or hold an undergraduate degree from a U.S. institution. IELTS score are accepted in substitution for TOEFL scores.

Obtaining Immigration Documents

If you intend to apply for an F-1 visa and require an I-20 from UMBC, please include the following additional documents with your application.

Send these documents after receipt admission acceptance. Note: I-20 is processed after formal acceptance into the program.

All immigration related questions should be addressed to International Education Services by phone at (410) 455-2624 or by e-mail, ies@umbc.edu.

Financial Aid/Tuition/Assistantships

Presently, the program is not offering any financial aid or graduate assistantships.

If you require further assistance, please contact Lisa Gambino at 410-455-3034 or email gambino@umbc.edu



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