The TMS certificate is open to any UAB degree (MS/ Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D.) earninig graduate student who has completed the first year of gradute school, is in good academic standing (UAB GPA ≥ 3), and has begun full-time research in a laboratory (if applicable to your program).   All applications are submitted online using ApplyYourself.  The application fee is $45.  Once you start your application, the Greaduate Level Certificate Program in Translational and Molecular Sciences is considered a "Graduate Degree-Seeking Application".  

The following documents are required:

    • A letter from the student's theme or graduate program director and dissertation research mentor (if applicable) stating their approval for the student to enroll into the certificate program.
    • A statement from the student as to how participating in the certificate program would enhance his/her research and career goals.

The certificate program director will review these materials and decide on acceptance.  Non-degree earning students will not be allowed to enroll.