Contemporary Human Anatomy Program Admissions Requirements

The Contemporary Human Anatomy Program evaluates applicants using a holistic review process, during which all components of an application are reviewed prior to making an admission decision. We are strongly committed to diversity of our students.

The following are required:

  • Completion of all undergraduate degree requirements from an accredited college or university, with a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale, prior to matriculation.
  • Official transcripts from each college/university attended, including an official transcript from the degree awarding institution that specifies the date upon which the degree was issued.
    • Applicants who attended any institution outside of the United States must contact one of the following credentialing agencies to submit transcripts for OFFICIAL evaluation: or Instruct the credentialing agency to send the OFFICIAL evaluation (and translation) directly to the Office of Admissions and Enrollment for Health Professions (see below). The third party documents must be comprehensive and include a course by course evaluation and a GPA calculation.
  • Three letters of recommendation, (submitted by the reference electronically) from individuals who are acquainted with you academically and/or professionally. References from close friends and family members are unacceptable. Committee letters of recommendation will also be accepted.
  • A 1-2 page personal essay expressing your motivation to obtain a master's in contemporary human anatomy including your future goals. Complete essay instructions are available inside the online application portal.
  • Completed scores on the GRE, MCAT, DAT or TOEFL.
    • To ensure an ability to function at the graduate level in this healthcare program, the following are the minimum acceptable TOEFL scores:
      • Internet-based test (preferred): 85
      • Computer-based test: 220
      • Minimum of 25 in the speaking component
  • International students must abide by all U.S. Immigration laws throughout their enrollment at EVMS. This includes, but is not limited to, qualifying and obtaining a proper visa prior to attendance. For further information regarding the visa process, please contact the EVMS Office of Human Resources at 757-446-6043.

Official transcripts, scores and supportive application documents should be mailed to the Office of Admissions and Enrollment for Health Professions at the address below.  If you experience technical difficulties or related problems in completing your online application, please contact:

School of Health Professions
Office of Admissions and Enrollment
Attention: Contemporary Human Anatomy Program
Eastern Virginia Medical School
700 W. Olney Road, Room 1155
Norfolk, VA 23507-1607

Tel: 757.446.7437/7153
Fax: 757.446.8915

This website reflects current program information, including admissions criteria and curricula.  Information is subject to change.