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New York State International Training & Research Program

Applicant Requirements

Degree Program

For those applying to the Degree Programs in Epidemiology or Biomedical Sciences, you must have a/an:

  • BA, BS, MS, MPH, MD, or PhD from a college or university of recognized standing
  • Concentration or major in the biological, medical, or social sciences
  • The equivalent of at least a B average in your scholastic record
  • Documentation of successfully taking the TOEFL (target score of 100) and GRE (160 Verbal, 148 Quantitative, 5.0 Writing)
  • Fluency in the English language as determined by an individual interview

 

For those applying to the non-dgree Epidemiology/Biostatistics Certificate Program, you must have a/an:

  • BA, BS, MS, MPH, MD, or PhD from a college or university of recognized standingConcentration or major in the biological, medical, social, or computer sciences
  • Equivalent of at least a B average in your scholastic record
  • Record of successful TOEFL and GRE exams and fluency in English as determined by an individual interview

 

For those applying to the Collaborative Tbilisi State Medical University MPH program, you must currently be enrolled and in good academic standing at the TSMU MPH Program. In addition, you must be nominated for the program and have a/an:

  • Equivalent of at least a B average in your scholastic record
  • Fluency in the English language as determined by an individual interview

 

Advanced Laboratory Training Program

For those applying to the Advanced Laboratory-Based Programs, you must have a/an:

  • MS, MD, PhD, or equivalent degree from a college or university of recognized standing
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant laboratory experience
  • Record of successful TOEFL exam
  • Fluency in the English language as determined by an individual interview

Substance Use Prevention Research Program

For those applying to the Substance Use Prevention Research Program, you must have a/an:

  • MS, MPH, MD, or PhD degree from a college or university of recognized standing
  • Background in substace use research (history of publication and/or reserach greatn work helpful)
  • Close affiliation with or are employed by an academic medical institution, university, school of public health, or NGO that conducts substance use research, particularly as it relates to HIV prevention or treatment
  • Fluency in the English language as determined by an individual interview