The following technical standards specify those attributes the faculty considers necessary for pre-doctoral or doctoral study at UMMS GSBS and therefore, are pre-requisites for admission, progression and completion.
A student must possess aptitude, abilities, and skills in five areas:
More detailed descriptions of these standards are available in the GSBS Student Handbook.
While accommodations can be made for some disabilities, applicants and students must be able to perform the duties of a student and researcher in an independent manner.
The use of an intermediary would result in the mediation of a student's judgment by another person's powers of selection and observation. Therefore, the use of an intermediary to assist the student in meeting the technical standards for admission, continuation or completion would mean that a student’s judgment is mediated by another individual and this is not permitted.