Anatomy - Admission Requirements

Requirements listed here are in addition to general Graduate School requirements stated in the GENERAL INFORMATION section of the Graduate Bulletin.


  • Prospective applicants for the Masters and Doctoral Programs should have a bachelor's degree in a biological, physical, or behavioral science and are expected to have taken courses in biology, chemistry, physics, and mathematics.
  • Applicants must have a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university.
  • The junior/senior years GPA must be at least 3.0.
  • Research experience is an advantage.
  • Scores from Graduate Record Examination (GRE) are required for the doctoral track.
  • At the discretion of the graduate program, a student may be admitted provisionally for graduate study without these scores.
  • International applicants  must take and submit scores for (TOEFL) the Test of English as a Foreign Language or the (IELTS) International English Language Testing System. The minimum acceptable score of 550  for the paper-based test, 213 for the computer-based test, or a total score of 80 with a minimum of 23 on the speaking section for the internet-based test (iBT) on the TOEFL examination. The minimum composite score for the IELTS is 6.5.
  • Applicants must present scores and letters of recommendation from professors knowledgeable about the student's potential for graduate study.