M.S. Admission Requirements

Applicants seeking admission to the MTM program should have a high degree of demonstrable technical and scientific aptitude, as evidenced by successful completion of relevant, rigorous coursework and professional experience.


Frequently Asked Questions on Admission to the MTM program:

1) What is the deadline to apply for admission?

The application deadline for admission in the Fall 2017 class is June 30, 2017.


2) What are the admissions requirements?

To be considered for admission to the program, prospective students must:

  • Have a baccalaureate degree in a STEM-related field (or shown strong performance in STEM related courses) with a grade point average of at least 3.0 out of 4.0 in the undergraduate degree.
  • Complete a standardized test.  We accept both the GRE and MCAT.
  • International students must have a TOEFL score of 550 (80 on the internet based test) or better.
  • Submit three letters of recommendation.
  • Submit a resume.
  • Submit a personal statement that discusses their rationale for pursuing the Master of Science degree in Translational Medicine. 


3) Can I take one or two classes instead of enrolling as a full time student in the program?

Yes, it is possible to take several of the MTM core courses on an individual basis.  The BioDesign sequence, though, is only available to students enrolled in the program on a full-time basis.  Individuals interested in this option will enroll as non-matriculated students and should possess a background in engineering, medicine, or life sciences.  Please contact us to confirm you have the appropriate prerequisites, if you are interested in taking a class on an individual basis.


4) Who are the faculty in the program?

Our dedicated faculty, comprised in the Grove School of Engineering and Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education work to provide cutting edge, relevant content. A list of our faculty can be found HERE.