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The application process for Fall 2024 is now open.

Application deadline - August 6, 2024 (or until the program is filled)


Admissions Requirements

Prospective students applying to the Master of Medical Genetics and Genomics program must meet the following requirements to be a candidate for admission:

  • Applicants must hold a baccalaureate degree before the start of the Fall semester
  • Though we accept students from a variety of majors, a strong science background is highly recommended, including courses such as Biology, Genetics, Molecular  or Cellular Biology.
  • We have no set required score for MCAT, GRE or DAT. However, the table below gives information about scores for students accepted in the past
  • TOEFL (minimum 80) or IELTS (minimum 7.0) scores are required for international students whose native language is not English.
  • Three letters of recommendation from individuals familiar with prior academic and/or professional performance. We recommend that at least 2 letters are academic, preferably from science professors.
  • statement of purpose explaining your career goals, background, and relevant experiences.

Average scores and ranges for students who have been accepted into our program in previous years is as follows:

GPA 3.33 2.8 - 3.9
GRE 312 289 - 322
MCAT 504 495 - 516
DAT 17.9 17 - 19

Admissions Process

The application for admission should be submitted online using Tulane’s web-based application site: Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program

Applications will be accepted until the application deadline (August 2024) or until all positions are filled. Applicants will be admitted on a competitive basis.

Requests for letters of recommendation are sent out from the application site. If you have letters of recommendation in hardcopy or through a site like Interfolio, you may request to have them submitted to the address below.

Official transcripts (undergraduate institutions), may also be submitted electronically or mailed directly to the following address:

Biomedical Sciences Graduate Programs
Tulane University School of Medicine
1430 Tulane Avenue, Mailcode # 8656
New Orleans, LA 70112