Health Requirements for Incoming Students

Incoming students must provide documentation of proof of immunity to:

  • Measles
  • Mumps
  • Rubella
  • Varicella

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.

Hepatitis B

Proof of immunity to Hepatitis B via a positive Hepatitis B Surface Antibody Titer is required.

Tuberculosis

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 electronically, prior to matriculation, from the accepted student checklist.

Medical students: access your checklist here.

Health Professions students and fellows: access your checklist here.

The deadlines for submitting health requirements are:

Cohort
Program
Standard Acceptance
/Confirmation Date
Deadline*
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, MS (Post-Baccalaureate Program 1yr)  June 10 July 1
MMB Medical Master's, MS (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

*Students who confirm acceptances after the Standard Acceptance/Confirmation Date will have 3 weeks after the date of confirmation to complete all health requirements.