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Who Should Apply

Applicants interested in BSOS SRI and SPH UM*STAR should meet ALL of the following requirements:

  • Be U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the United States
  • Be enrolled full-time at an accredited four-year higher education institution and obtain junior or senior status by the Fall 2019 academic year
  • Possess an excellent academic record including a 3.0 or better cumulative GPA
  • For SRI applicants, be interested in pursuing graduate study in one of the behavioral or social sciences*
  • SRI applicants (only) are required to submit a current résumé or curriculum vita.
  • For SRI applicants, preference is given to those who have taken at least one basic statistics or research methodology course
  • For SRI applicants interested in our Hearing and Speech Sciences Department: HESP gives highest priority to summer applicants who intend to pursue a research doctorate rather than just the clinical MA or AuD in graduate school.
  • For UM*STAR applicants, be interested in pursuing graduate study in the biomedical or biobehavioral sciences related to cardiovascular health


*See department websites for specific faculty research interests.
*Please visit SRI and UM*STAR for specific program information

Contact Information

The Graduate School, University of Maryland

2123 Lee Building
7809 Regents Drive
College Park, MD 20742