MSMS Entrance exam requirement currently waived for the 2023-2024 academic year.
Our MS in Medical Sciences Students are Achievers.
For our Master of Science in Medical Sciences program, Ponce Health Sciences University St. Louis seeks out students with a bachelor’s in a health sciences field based on their scholastic achievements and desire to advance their careers. We actively admit applicants from backgrounds that are historically-underrepresented in professional health schools that can, in turn, increase access to healthcare in the places that need it most.
Students are admitted to begin their one-year master’s in either the Fall or Spring semesters.
MSMS Program Overview
On Campus: 10 months (2 semesters)
Online: 20 months
On Campus: June 30 (Fall 2023)
Online: May 05 (Summer 2023)
MSMS Admission Requirements
The MSMS is an integrated, interdisciplinary program in the basic medical sciences, designed to train students in a broad-based, one-year curriculum to help them reach a professional health program or start their career in healthcare.
- An MCAT or GRE score. Other entrance exams will also be considered for admission.
- A minimum 2.7 overall GPA and science GPA on a 4.0 scale in undergraduate courses.
- A bachelor’s degree from a regionally-accredited college or university is required that includes the following coursework:
MSMS Admissions Policies
Ponce Health Sciences University St. Louis students dismissed from a program for academic reasons will not be readmitted to that program. No student will be readmitted to any program after dismissal for disciplinary reasons.
PHSU St. Louis will consider readmission for students who voluntarily withdrew from the program for medical or personal reasons and were in good standing or satisfactory academic progress at the time of the withdrawal.
The application for readmission will be submitted to the Admissions Office. Applicants must meet all requirements at the time of application for readmission. After evaluation by the Admission Committee, the candidate may be:
- Denied readmission
- Admitted and one of the following:
- Required to re-enter the first-year class
- Required to repeat incomplete (I) courses
- Allowed full credit of work successfully completed
- Transfer some credits to a different program
- Other considerations.
A student readmitted to any program must abide by the curricular requirements and the rules and regulations in effect at the time of readmission.
For the Master of Sciences in Medical Sciences program, students admitted to the program are not eligible to transfer credits from courses taken at other higher education institutions prior to taking the MSMS. This is due to the nature of our student analytics, where each class matters.
For other questions about transferring credits, request more information or speak with our admissions advisor by calling (314) 499-6540 or emailing email@example.com.