Application Requirements

Academic requirements for admission to the MMS program will be evaluated on an individual basis by the program administrators. A video or in person interview will not be required for U.S graduate applicants.  Summary of admission requirements: 

US citizen or permanent resident

An earned or expected bachelor’s degree from a U.S. accredited college or university before matriculation into the program

The program will also consider International Students or students who graduated from a reputable college outside the U.S. Applicants must meet all the international requirements of the RVU Office of Admissions and must demonstrate English language proficiency (interview required). 

Completion of all prerequisite coursework with a grade of ‘C’ or better in each course

Prerequisite Courses: 

  • One year of English Composition (6 credits) 
  • One year of Behavioral Science (6 credits) 
  • One year of Biology w/lab (8 credits) 
  • One year of General Chemistry w/lab (8 credits) 
  • One year of Organic Chemistry w/lab or Biochemistry (8 credits) 
  • One year of Physics w/lab (8 credits) 

An overall GPA minimum of 2.7 (on a 4.0 scale) 

Official standardized test scores: GRE, MCAT, PCAT, or DAT (others potentially approved upon request) 

Resume including all relevant volunteer and paid work experience, along with service and leadership activities as well as any engagement in diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives.

Two Letters of Recommendation written by individuals who can evaluate the applicant’s background and educational work ethic.