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Ph.D. in Health Services Research Application Procedure

Step One

Apply to UNT
You will need to apply to the Toulouse Graduate School through the online Apply Texas application and have all of your transcripts sent to UNT. 

Application Fee

Request Transcripts
You will need to obtain official transcripts from each college or university you attended. Contact each school and have the official transcripts mailed directly to:

University of North Texas
School of Graduate Studies
1155 Union Circle #305459
Denton, TX 76203-5017

Official GRE Scores
You will need to have official GRE Scores sent to the University of North Texas. The school code for UNT is 6481

Step Two

Apply to the Health Services Research Ph.D. Program:
You will need to complete a program application.

You will also need to provide the following:

  1. Statement of Intent
    • Rationale for choosing the Ph.D. program in Health Services Research. 
    • Your short- and long-term career goals.
    • Your qualifications and readiness for doctoral study, including research experiences and interests.
    • Discuss a specific area in Health Services Research on which you would like to focus during your doctoral program.
  2. Resume
  3. Sample of Written Work
    Sample may include prior course assignments, manuscripts or projects in which the applicant is the first author.
  4. Three professional letters of recommendation
    Letters should be from former professors and related professional supervisors that speak to your academic capability to be successful at doctoral studies. Must be submitted on appropriate letterhead with signature.

Letters should be emailed by recommenders to: hlsr-applications@unt.edu.

Step Three


After the department receives all of your application materials, you will be notified via email if you are invited for an interview.

If you have any questions, please contact us at rhs@unt.edu

Fall 2021 deadline is December 1, 2020. 
Proceed to Program Application