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Pathology & Laboratory Medicine | Pathologists' Assistant Program | How to Apply


The application period will begin March 15, 2019 and close June 30, 2019 for the class beginning January 6, 2020. Dates are strict for acceptance of application materials. All application materials must be received prior to the application deadline in order to be considered. Only select applicants will be invited for an interview. Applicants will be notified by September 1, 2019 as to acceptance.

The program is on a rolling admission schedule, so students are encouraged to apply early.

Application materials can be submitted to Doreen Barrett via email at or mailed to:

Doreen Barrett
Pathologists' Assistant Program
Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Tulane University School of Medicine
1430 Tulane Ave. 8679
New Orleans, LA 70112

The following items should be included in the application: 

  • official transcript 
  • letters of recommendation, signed and sealed on appropriate letterhead
  • curriculum vitae
  • letter of intent/personal essay
  • shadowing and/or work experience essay

If selected for further application review, applicants will receive instruction on how to submit additional information to our online application portal.