Health Requirements for Incoming Students
Incoming students must provide documentation of proof of immunity to:
Proof of immunity is either documentation of two vaccines given or a lab report showing a positive IgG Antibody Titer.
Tetanus/diphtheria/accelular pertussis (Tdap)
Documentation of a Tdap immunization after age 11 is required.
Proof of immunity to Hepatitis B via a positive Hepatitis B Surface Antibody Titer is required.
You are required to provide documentation of a two-step tuberculosis skin test (TST or PPD) or an Interferon Gamma Release Assay blood test within (6) months prior to the program start date. Persons who have received the BCG vaccination must have an Interferon Gamma Release Assay blood test within the last six months.
If you have had a previous positive TST/PPD, or a positive Interferon Gamma Release Assay blood test, the following are required: a chest X-ray report within the last 12 months, documentation of evaluation for treatment with antibiotic prophylaxis and completion of the TB Symptom Surveillance Questionnaire.
How to Meet the Requirement
You will complete the Student Health Requirements Form electronically, prior to matriculation.
The deadlines for submitting health requirements are:
|MD||Doctor of Medicine||June 10||July 1|
|BP||Biomedical Sciences, PhD||June 10||July 1|
|BR||Biomedical Sciences Research Masters||June 10||July 1|
|BT||Biotechnology Masters||June 10||July 1|
|MM||Medical Master's, M.S. (Post-Baccalaureate Program 1yr)||June 10||July 1|
|MMB||Medical Master's, M.S. (Post-Baccalaureate Program 2yr)||June 10||July 1|
|PATH||Master of Pathologists' Assistant Program||June 10||July 1|
|AT||Art Therapy & Counseling||June 24||July 15|
|PMAT||Post Master Of Science in Art Therapy||June 24||July 15|
|MPH||Master of Public Health||June 24||July 15|
|EC||Epidemiology Certificate||June 24||July 15|
|CPH||Core Public Health Certificate||June 24||July 15|
|HCM||Health Care Management Certificate||June 24||July 15|
|SA||Master of Science in Surgical Assisting, MSA||June 24||July 15|
|MPA||Master of Physician Assistant||Oct. 24||Nov. 15|
|EC||Epidemiology Certificate||Oct. 24||Nov. 15|
|CPH||Core Public Health Certificate||Oct. 24||Nov. 15|
|HCM||Health Care Management Certificate||Oct. 24||Nov. 15|
|CEA||Clinical Embryology and Andrology||March 10||April 1|
|EC||Epidemiology Certificate||March 10||April 1|
|CPH||Core Public Health Certificate||March 10||April 1|
|HM||Health Care Management Certificate||March 10||April 1|
|PAFE||Physician Assistant Fellowship in Emergency Medicine||April 10||May 1|
|CHA||Master of Science in Contemporary Human Anatomy||April 10||May 1|
NOTE: Students who confirm acceptances after the Standard Acceptance/Confirmation Date will have 3 weeks after the date of confirmation to complete all health requirements.