Admissions

Qualifications:

Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree in a science discipline and a GPA of at least 3.0. The GRE is required, with a strong performance on all three portions of the exam. (The University's institutional code is 6681). In addition, previous research experience is highly desired. Candidates available for an on-site interview are preferred. Finally, international students must submit TOEFL scores that meet institutional requirements. For more information on English proficiency requirements, please go to:

Graduate College English Proficiency Requirements

Application Procedures:

The application process is paperless, with all application materials either entered or uploaded onto the admissions portal. The web portal for application can be accessed at:

Graduate Admissions Application Portal

In addition to providing basic information, applicants will be asked to upload:

  • Transcripts from all undergraduate or graduate institutions attended.
  • A Statement of Purpose that summarizes your academic career to date, any research experience (laboratory or field experience), a brief narrative as to why you wish to pursue an M.S. in Pathology, and your future goals.
  • A current CV or Résumé. It should chronologically list your educational, research and work experience to date. The CV/Résumé should also list any awards, conferences, presentations and publications. Applicants are welcome to include items such as volunteering, study abroad experiences, teaching assignments and other achievements.
  • Three letters of recommendation are required, and it is helpful if those writing letters are able to comment on your laboratory experience and/or aptitude for basic research. You will be asked to provide the contact information (email address) for three referees, and they will be instructed to upload their letters.

For more information, please go to:

Pathology MS Program Admission Requirements

Deadlines and Fees:

Fall semester admission: January 15 for international applicants; February 15 for U.S. applicants.

Spring semester admission: September 15 for international applicants; October 15 for U.S. applicants. Please note: Openings for spring semester admission are rare but may exist from time to time. Prior to applying, please inquire as to whether there are any spring openings.

The application fee for domestic applicants is $60 and $100 for international applicants. Applicants may be eligible for a Graduate Application Fee Waiver based upon undergraduate/post-baccalaureate program participation or financial hardship.