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ln accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act and Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Coordinator of the Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences accepts applications for admission from students without regard to ethnicity, race, color, sex, age, disability status, or national origin.


Applicants must first be admitted to Graduate Studies. Application, all official transcripts, and proof of immunizations must be sent to the Office of Admissions, University of Holy Cross (UHC), 4123 Woodland Dr., New Orleans, LA 70131.

To be considered for admission to the Master's Program in Biomedical Sciences, applicants must hold a Baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited program, and submit the following no later than 30 days prior to the semester for which they are applying:

To the Office of Admissions

1. A completed official graduate online application form;

2. Application fee;

3. Official transcripts for all prior undergraduate and graduate course work, which must be sent by the institutions attended;

4. Graduate Record Exam (GRE), Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT), or Dental Admissions Test (DAT) score.

5. Completed immunization form or waiver;

6. A foreign or ESL (English as a Second Language) applicant must present evidence of satisfactory proficiency in reading, writing, and speaking English. The applicant may do so by presenting a satisfactory score on the TOEFL (normally 500). For information about TOEFL, the applicant should write to TOEFL, 1755 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20036;

7. Three reference letters from professors, physicians, or other appropriate professionals who can speak to your potential to succeed in a graduate program. Two of the letters must be from previous science professors.

8. A current resume or CV highlighting past education, relevant work experience, and extracurricular activities;

9. Personal goal statement of at least 500 words


1. Admission to the master's program in Biomedical Sciences is competitive, and meeting the minimum academic requirements does not guarantee admission to the program. Following a review of the application materials, candidates will be chosen for an interview at the University. ln those situations where a personal interview is not possible, arrangements can be made for an interview via internet or telephone.

2. Applicants will be notified in writing by the graduate program coordinator regarding the results of their admission status. Those who are accepted into the program are allowed to register for the upcoming semester.

You may contact Dr. Brian Adams at if you have any additional questions.

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