Clinical Embryology & Andrology Program FAQs

How many students are accepted each year?

25

Is this program geared toward professionals?

The program is designed for clinical embryologists and andrologists, physicians, and others involved in the practice of assisted reproduction technologies.

Is this program accredited?

Eastern Virginia Medical School is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the Doctor of Medicine degree, Masters' degrees, Doctoral degrees, and Certificates. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Eastern Virginia Medical School.

Are the courses conducted in a university in addition to the online program?

The program is completely online except for two four-day residential courses held at EVMS the first week of each academic year.

What are the methods employed to deliver distance learning?

Courses are taught by experienced basic science and clinical faculty using the Blackboard learning platform. Lectures are typically either streamed or voiced over PowerPoint presentations.

How much time is required to participate?

We estimate that you will need to dedicate at least 10 to 15 hours every week to reviewing lecture materials, reading textbooks and working on projects.

Is the program available to students outside of the United States?

Yes, this program is available outside the U.S. and may be considered an international program.

Will the ILETS score be acceptable instead of TOEFL?

Yes.

I have not passed the TOEFL but have passed the ECFMG exam. Is this accepted?

No, they are not interchangeable. You must pass either the TOEFL or the ILETS to be admitted to EVMS.

What is the tuition payment schedule?

Tuition is due prior to the beginning of each semester. Invoices will be mailed from the EVMS Finance Office (Accounts Receivable).

Is financial aid available?

Yes. Contact Financial Aid for more information.

Are scholarships available?

Not at this time.

Is there any discount for former fellows?

No.

Do you have a facility for Ph.D./Research in embryology?

Currently we are looking into the development of a distance Ph.D. program.

Would a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and four years of experience as an IVF/infertility nurse be acceptable for entry?

Yes.