Graduate Students

Applying With AHCAS



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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 April 15, 2021

Applications received by March 1, 2021 will be given 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 AHCAS applicationinclusive of:
    • 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)
  • Official transcripts for all college-level coursework, including college-level coursework completed while in high school. 
    • All transcripts must be submitted electronically (Parchment; National Student Clearinghouse) or mailed by the authorized institution to: 

      AHCAS Transcript Processing Center
      PO Box 9127
      Watertown, MA 02471
  • 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 either AHCAS or ACPHS. 
  • Official TOEFL (minimum score of 84) or IELTS (minimum score of 7) scores are required as demonstration of English language profiency. 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.