Graduate Students


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Fall 2023 Dates & Deadlines
April 15, 2023: Deadline to submit application for fall 2023 semester

May 1, 2023: Deadline to submit supporting credentials (see below) for application

Once an application is considered to be complete, it will be forwarded to the program faculty for review and to determine interview eligibility.
  • B.S. or B.A. degree from an accredited institution conferred prior to enrollment at ACPHS
  • A minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Completion of appropriate prerequisite courses:
    • General Biology I & II (lecture + lab)/8 credits
    • General Chemistry I & II (lecture + lab)/8 credits
    • Organic Chemistry I & II (lecture + lab)/8 credits
    • Biochemistry (lecture)/3 credits
    • Statistics/3 credits
    • Microbiology (lecture)/3 credits
      • *required for spring applicants
      • *fall applicants register for Clinical Microbiology I as their bioselective if course has not previously been completed
  • The following courses are required for Premed:
    • Physics (lecture + lab)/8 credits
    • Behavioral Science/3 credits
    • Calculus I (recommended)/3 credits
    • English/Literature (recommended)/3 credits
  • Completed and officially submitted ACPHS application containing:
    • Names and contact information of two faculty or professional references 
    • Statement of purpose describing why you wish to pursue graduate studies at ACPHS, your specific interest in the M.S. Biomedical Sciences program, your career goals, and what motivates you to pursue a career in medicine 
    • Current resume or curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Official transcripts can be sent directly to ACPHS using Parchment, or National Student Clearinghouse. Otherwise, should be listed as the recipient if another delivery service is being used. Official transcripts may also be mailed to the following address: 

    ACPHS Admissions Office
    106 New Scotland Avenue
    Albany, NY 12208
  • Official GRE (general test) OR MCAT scores
    • GRE results should be sent directly to ACPHS (code 2013) by ETS.
    • MCAT score reports including verification code and AAMC ID should be sent to 
  • An official WES or ECE course-by-course evaluation for coursework completed outside of the United States is required and should be submitted electronically to ACPHS. 
  • Official Duolingo (minimum score of 110), 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.