Skip to main content

Application and Admission

Application and Admission

Applicants will be able to begin submitting applications for the Post Baccalaureate Leveling Program starting October 1st. Instructions on how to submit applications will be included in the application packet. Applications will be due January 17, 2025. Individuals accepted into the program would begin the program the following fall semester. Once all the applications are submitted, the admissions committee will begin their review for admittance to the Post-Baccalaureate Leveling Program for the subsequent academic year. The following components will be required before the due date when applications are submitted:

UH COMD Department Application: You will be required to submit the following information once the application opens on October 1st.

  • APPLICATION PAGE: Contact and Background Information submitted on the form provided
  • TRANSCRIPTS: One official or unofficial transcript from each institution attended (INCLUDING UH, if you took undergraduate courses at UH)
  • PERSONAL STATEMENT: A personal statement that describes your interest in COMD, what makes you a good candidate for the program, relevant activities, and any other pertinent information in 1-2 pages
  • 3 LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION: Applicants choose their letter writers, however letter writers should speak to your communication (written and oral), critical thinking, independent learning, and interpersonal skills.
  • ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS STATEMENT: The signed Eligibility Requirements & Essential Functions statement (p. 7)
  • RESUME: An updated resume
  • FEE: A $50.00 non-refundable application fee

Please contact the Program Director, Dr. Byron Ross, at or 713-743-5502 or the Program Academic Advisor, Aylin Castro at, 713-743-4289 for questions regarding the Post-Baccalaureate Leveling Program.

Courses in biological sciences, physical sciences, social sciences and statistics must be completed prior to entering the leveling program. We require three credits from each of the following background courses:

Biological Science (e.g., biology, human anatomy)
Physical Science (e.g., physics, chemistry)
Social Science (e.g., psychology, sociology, anthropology)