Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.
Minimum GPA of 2.75 overall is required.
Work or experience in a related health or science field is recommended.
No GRE score is required.
The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) may be required.
- If the bachelor’s degree is earned outside the U.S. and/or U.S. citizenship or permanent residency is not held, demonstrated proof of English proficiency is required via an official TOEFL report that includes a total score and category scores in reading, writing, listening and speaking.
- Minimum scores for the Internet Based Test (IBT) of 100 or the equivalent is recommended for graduate school with no category score being lower than 22.
- Test scores must be a test taken within two years of the date from when a complete application is submitted.
- The language test score requirement may be waived if an applicant has demonstrated academic success as a full-time student at a U.S. college or university for at least two consecutive years, or if the applicant is from a country in which English is a primary language.
Letters of Recommendation
One letter of recommendation is required, two preferred, from professionals and/or academicians who know you well (i.e. pre-health advisors/committees, professors or supervisors). We encourage letter writers to share their contact information. Letters must include a signature and be on official letterhead. Letters must be submitted through RFUCAS.
Official transcripts from each college, university or community college previously attended must be submitted directly to RFUCAS.
If you have studied outside the U.S., you will need to have your transcript/s evaluated for U.S. equivalency using a service like www.wes.org or www.ece.org.
Only official transcripts will be accepted.
Personal statement addressing professional goals.
There are no required prerequisite courses.
Resume or Curriculum Vitae
A resume or curriculum vitae is required.
This program does not have a supplemental application.
Transfer Applicant Policy
This program does not accept transfer applicants.
Non-Degree Applicant Policy
The program will consider applicants who hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and who meet the admission requirements of the program.
Early Decision Programs
This program does not accept early decision applicants.
Licensure and Certification
Although it is not required, if you have received licensure or certification as a healthcare professional, please upload a copy with your application.
Meet the university’s and program’s Technical Standards for Admissions. Be proficient with basic computer skills.