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Program Admissions

Admissions Considerations and Prerequisites

  • Earned baccalaureate degree with approximate GPA of 3.0
  • Three years' clinical experience or related work in a clinical setting
  • One of the following:
    • Competitive score on the GRE or other graduate entrance examination
    • Graduate degree or at least 9 credits of earned graduate coursework with grade of "B" or higher
    • Current enrollment in a graduate clinical program, such as MD, MSN
    • GPA of 3.3 or higher and specified coursework with grade of "B" or higher from a Jefferson-affiliated
      college or university
  • Competency in basic statistics demonstrated by
    • At least 3 credits of undergraduate or graduate coursework with grade of "B" or higher or
    • Passing score on JSPH statistics challenge examination
  • Knowledge of medical terminology demonstrated by:
    • Clinical coursework containing relevant material or
    • At least 3 credits of undergraduate or graduate coursework in medical terminology with grade of "B"
      or higher or
    • Passing score on JSPH medical terminology challenge examination

Application Requirements

  • Completion of online application form
  • Payment of $25 application fee
  • Official transcripts from all graduate and undergraduate institutions attended
  • Submission of TOEFL courses, if applicable
  • GRE or equivalent
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Personal essay
  • Telephone interview