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Admission Requirements

  • Baccalaureate from a school that is accredited by a nationally recognized body for accreditation of post-secondary education
  • Overall grade point average of 3.0 recognized body for accreditation in undergraduate work
  • Submission of online UT College of Graduate Studies Application
  • Three letters of recommendation (using UT forms)
  • A minimum of two semesters of coursework in the biological sciences with a B or better, two semesters of coursework in chemistry with a B or better, and one semester of College Algebra (or higher) with a B or better.
  • Satisfactory completion of a course in medical terminology or pass a medical terminology proficiency examination. Candidates who are unable to pass the medical terminology proficiency examination will be required to participate in a self-study program and pass a re-test
  • The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) and TOEFL are required for international students
  • Interview, if requested


Although not required, shadowing an organ procurement coordinator is highly recommended.

Last Updated: 6/26/15