MSHI Admission Requirements

  1. Applicant must have at least a baccalaureate degree in computer science, biochemistry, molecular biology, engineering, information sciences, medicine or allied health professions. Graduates from other disciplines may be considered but should have experience working in the health sciences field and be particularly interested in health applications.
  2. Applicant must have good scholastic record from university/institution of higher learning and possess good scholastic ability.
  3. Applicant must pass a validating examination in computer programming and data structures. Prospective students may opt to take its undergraduate equivalent (CMSC 110) in the department.
  4. Applicant must have high scholastic ability and potential for postgraduate studies.
  5. Applicant must have the capability for self-directed learning.
  6. Applicant must submit the duly accomplished application form (available at the National Graduate Office for the Health Sciences) together with the following documents:
    • original copy of the official transcript of records
    • 2 recommendations from former professors, supervisors or employers (form included in the application packet)
    • receipt of processing fee paid at the UPM cashier's office
    • certified true copy of the college diploma with the seal of the university and the signature of the registrar in ink
    • 4 passport-size photos
  7. For foreign applicants, additional requirements include:
    • affidavit of support or certificate of financial capability
    • TOEFL score of 500 (if English is not the medium of instruction in the country of origin)
    • photocopy of his/her passport (original to be be presented for verifications)
    • student visa issued by the Philippine government