Students seeking admission into our program should have an undergraduate degree or its equivalent. Foreign students must take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). A baccalaureate degree in either a biological science, chemistry, physics or engineering is recommended. Applicants are strongly encouraged to take an undergraduate level biochemistry course.
A professional degree (e.g. DPT, OT, MD) is not required, however, strong applications generally show significant clinical and research experience. There is no absolute requirement for grade point average above that required by the graduate school, but successful applicants will generally have GPAs above 3.2 (4.0 scale). Students with deficiencies may be admitted, but these must be rectified during the first year.
Applicants must submit the following:
Those applicants who are selected to interview will be invited to attend one of our Graduate School recruiting weekends to interview with faculty and to meet current students. The RHSC program will arrange and provide lodging, transportation and meals during the recruiting weekends.
Application Opens: September 1
Application Closes: December 1
Priority will be given to applications completed by December 1st. Applications will be considered after December 1st as space permits.
Applicant Interviews: February
Applicants notified of admission decisions: February - April
Deadline for final decision: April 15