Application Process

Application Deadlines:

February 15 – First Consideration

April 30 – International Student Admission

August 1 – Final Admission

Application Fees:

  • Domestic applicants and green card holders: $50
  • International applicants: $60

Instructions for Completing the Application

Prospective students may apply at any time during the year; however, students begin program courses in either the fall or spring semester. Applications are submitted online through the UAB Graduate School. All admissions documents (test scores, transcripts, immigration documents, WES, etc.) must be sent to the UAB Graduate School.

Official transcripts from each institution where college credit was received can be mailed to:

UAB Graduate School
LHL G03, 1720 2nd Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35294-0013

Transcripts can be submitted electronically by choosing University of Alabama at Birmingham - Graduate Admission or using the email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Example for Completing Application:

  • For which of the following are you applying? Master’s Degree
  • Intended program of study: Health Physics
  • Concentration: Not Applicable – Selected program does not offer concentrations
  • Term: Fall 201X

Requirements

Prerequisite Requirements

  • Calculus-based General Physics I - 4 hours
  • Calculus-based General Physics II - 4 hours

OR

  • Algebra-based General Physics I - 4 hours
  • Algebra-based General Physics II - 4 hours
  • Calculus - 3 hours

Application Requirements

Health Physics students must have a BA or BS degree from a regionally accredited institution and meet all UAB graduate school requirements and be accepted to the graduate program.

International Requirements

International Students must submit a transcript evaluation from World Education Services, Educational Credential Evaluators, or Josef Silny and Associates, Inc.

The Graduate School now monitors English proficiency to make sure applicants meet our minimum scores which are listed below. Please feel free to include them on your website.

  • IELTS – 6.5
  • TOEFL – 80
  • PTEA – 53

Other requirements include a financial affidavit of support and immigration documentation (if currently residing in the United States).

Application Review Process

After an application window has been opened, applications are reviewed at program deadlines.

Additional Information

Learn more about tuition and fees on the UAB Admissions website.

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