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ACPHS Graduate Application



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Graduate Application Information
The 2021 graduate application for the M.S. Clinical Laboratory Sciences; and M.S. Cytotechnology and Molecular Cytology programs is open until June 1, 2021. Applications are reviewed and admission interviews are scheduled on a rolling basis.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for a tuition scholarship as part of the admissions review process.
  • B.S. or B.A. degree from an accredited institution with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. The degree must be conferred prior to enrollment at ACPHS.
  • Completion of appropriate prerequisite courses:
    • M.S. Clinical Laboratory Sciences
      • General Biology I & II (lecture + lab)
      • General Chemistry I & II (lecture + lab)
      • Anatomy & Physiology I & II (lecture + lab)
      • Organic Chemistry (lecture + lab)
      • Biochemistry (lecture + lab)
    • M.S. Cytotechnology and Molecular Cytology
      • General Biology I & II (lecture + lab)
      • General Chemistry I & II (lecture + lab)
      • Anatomy & Physiology I & II (lecture + lab)
      • Organic Chemistry (lecture + lab)
      • Cell Biology (lecture + lab)
  • Completed and officially submitted application containing: 
    • Names and contact information of two faculty or professional references 
    • Personal essay describing your interest in the specific master's degree program at ACPHS 
    • Current resume or curriculum vitae (CV)
  • All transcripts must be submitted electronically using as the recipient or mailed by the authorized institution to:

    ACPHS Admissions Office
    106 New Scotland Avenue
    Albany, NY 12208
  • Official GRE (general test) scores are ONLY required of applicants with an undergraduate GPA below 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale). The exam must have been completed within the past five years and results should be sent directly to ACPHS (Code 2013) by ETS.
  • An official WES or ECE course-by-course evaluation for coursework completed outside of the United States is required and can be submitted electronically to ACPHS. 
  • Official TOEFL (minimum score of 84) or IELTS (minimum score of 7) scores are required as demonstration of English language proficiency. This requirement may be waived for applicants who have been studying in the United States for at least two years prior to the time of application.