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MHS in Pathologists’ Assistant Admissions
We make our admission process as straightforward and personalized as possible. If you have any questions or need guidance, our counselors and advisers in the School of Health Sciences are available to assist you at every stage of your application process.
Students are admitted to the Pathologists’ Assistant program on a rolling basis. Applications are accepted until September 1. Interviews are conducted during the summer and fall semester. The six-semester class cycle begins with Summer I Term.
The most competitive applicants will ideally possess a minimum undergraduate cumulative GPA of 3.0. Interested candidates must hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in the United States or Canada and must possess, at a minimum, the following courses to be eligible to apply for admission:
- 2 semesters of basic biology (or equivalent)
- 2 semesters of general chemistry
- 2 semesters of anatomy and physiology
- 1 semester of organic chemistry or biochemistry (lab preferred)
- 1 semester of mathematics
- 4 semester courses in biology or chemistry, particularly courses in microbiology, physiology, anatomy and biochemistry
- 1 semester of microbiology
All prerequisites must be completed at a regionally accredited institution in the United States or Canada. We are not able to accept prerequisite courses that have been completed online. Hybrid courses are acceptable if they include an on-campus lab component.
Admission to the program is competitive. Personal interviews, required for admission, are offered to the most qualified individuals. A personal laptop computer is required.
The curriculum for the professional courses in the program are subject to modification as deemed necessary to maintain a high-quality educational experience and keep current with best practices in the profession.
- Application form
- Nonrefundable application fee of $45 (payable by credit or debit card). Do not send cash or check.
- Official transcripts from ALL undergraduate, graduate and professional schools attended (including part-time and summer study). If you received transfer credit from another institution, it is still necessary to have an official transcript sent from the original university. These transcripts must be provided to Quinnipiac University in a sealed envelope or sent electronically to email@example.com
- 3 professional letters of recommendation. You will be required to enter your recommenders' contact information on the application.
- A letter of intent discussing why you wish to pursue the Pathologists' Assistant program and how a degree from Quinnipiac will assist you in your career goals.
- Current resume.
- Professional licenses or certificates (optional). These can be uploaded when completing your application or from your student portal after submitting your application.
- GRE exam: Not required
Applications are reviewed once all of the required materials have been received. It is your responsibility to ensure that missing documents are received prior to the stated admissions deadline.
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