Apply Online for Graduate Programs

Apply for the MS or PhD Program:

If you are new to the Ohio State Graduate School: Plan to have on-hand the documents you will need to upload with your application. Click to Apply Online for MS or PhD Graduate Programs


Apply for the BS/MS Program:

If you are an Ohio State undergraduate who wishes to pursue the combined BS/MS degree, there are multiple offices that need to be involved.

1. First, contact Melanie at for valuable planning info. Be sure to read the College of Engineering BS/MS information. Then talk with your undergraduate advisor, Cory, and with Graduate Studies Chair, Dr. Liu (.314) to make sure the fit is right for you.

2. Next, apply to the MS graduate program following the normal graduate application process including a statement of purpose, a CV/Resume, ALL post-secondary transcripts for credit received at any institution except those from Ohio State (which we will handle); and 2-3 letters of recommendation, preferably from BME professors. Finally, indicate on the MS application and on your Statement of Purpose your desire to enter the combined BS/MS program. If you are admitted to the graduate program, then you become eligible to enroll in its combined BS/MS program be completing the last steps below.

3. Next and only 1) AFTER your undergraduate advisor approves the courses you choose to double count for your BS/MS plan; and 2) AFTER you have designed your proposed MS program using the appropriate template and MS requirements for submission to the BMEGSC -- you will be ready to 3) complete the combined program e-forms as specified by the College of Engineering and Graduate School: This is the last important step to getting enrolled in the BS/MS program, and it must be completed (i.e., submitted and approved by all approvers) at least 2 full weeks before the start of your first term in the combined program.