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

The Doctoral Program in Medical and Health Professions Education (DMHPE) evaluates applicants using a variety of items submitted by the applicant.  All components of an applicaiton are reviewed prior to making an admission decision.

  • A master's degree from a regionally accredited institution with a cumulative grade point average of 3.00 or better prior to matriculating at EVMS 
    • For those applying to the Anatomical Sciences Education concentration, the master’s degree must be comprised of a minimum of 30 graduate-level credits and should include Clinical Gross Anatomy, Embryology and Histology at the master’s level.
  • Completed a master’s-level Research Methods course with a grade of B or better or Program Director approved equivalent
  • Personal essay explaining how the program fits with the applicant’s professional goals
  • Curriculum vitae and/or resume
  • Two letters of recommendation from academic reference

Ready to apply?

Submit an application to the Doctoral Program in Medical & Health Professions Education program.

Additional Requirements for International Applicants

Requirements for admission include:

  • English proficiency exams (may be waived)
    • TOEFL Minimum Scores: Paper 550, Computer 213, iBT 80
    • IELTS Minimum Scores: Total 6.5, Subscores 6
  • A transcript evaluation and translation
    • GradCAS will ONLY accept the evaluation report from the credentialing agency. Do not send your foreign transcript to GradCAS. 
    • All other foreign transcript evaluations from the credentialing agency must be sent directly to GradCAS to the following address:

           GradCAS Transcript Processing Center
           P.O. Box 9217
           Watertown, MA 02471

      TOEFL School Code is B886


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 Admission will occur on a rolling basis until the cohort is filled. Graduates of foreign programs will be considered on a case-by-case basis.