Application Deadline

December 15, 2014
(For Fall 2015)

recruiting weekend dates

January 22-24, 2015
February 5-7, 2015

Decisions

Admission decisions are made by April 1

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508.856.4135
gsbs@umassmed.edu

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Requirements

Each candidate for admission is expected to have a bachelor’s degree in one of the physical or biological sciences. Senior undergraduates may be admitted pending successful completion of their baccalaureate programs. While no minimum grade point average is required, students applying for admission should have demonstrated strong performance in their undergraduate studies, particularly in their scientific coursework. Additionally, applicants are expected to have had significant lab research experience.

Recommended Prerequisites

  • Mathematics – One year of calculus, including differential and integral calculus; 
  • Biology – One year of basic course(s) in general biology, zoology or botany 
  • Chemistry – One year of general chemistry and one year of organic chemistry 
  • Biochemistry – One course of general biochemistry 
  • Physics – One year of general physics 
  • English – All applicants must have proficiency in reading and writing in the English language. Applicants whose language of instruction has not been English must supply their TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) results. A score above 250 on the computer test or 600 on the paper test or 100 on the internet-based test is recommended.

The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences recognizes the power of a diverse student body and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds.

The University provides equal opportunity and access to all applicants and students. The University adheres strictly to all applicable state and federal regulations relating to nondiscrimination and equal opportunity.