The Master of Anatomical Sciences 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 among 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 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, or successful completion of the Anatomy certificate program (B+ or higher) prior to matriculation.
    • The program may grant exceptions on a case-by-case basis.
    • Please be advised that all students in the EVMS School of Health Professions are expected to attain a term Grade Point Average of at least 3.0 to be considered in good academic standing and a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 to graduate.
  • 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 an institution outside of the United States: Contact the WES or ECE credentialing agencies to submit transcripts for official evaluation. Instruct the credentialing agency to send the official evaluation (and translation) directly to GradCAS. The third-party documents must be comprehensive and include a course-by-course evaluation and a GPA calculation.
  • Two letters of recommendation, (submitted by the reference electronically) from individuals who are acquainted with you academically and/or professionally. Committee letters of recommendation will also be accepted. References from close friends and family members will not be accepted.
  • A personal essay (500 word minimum) expressing your motivation to obtain a master's in anatomical sciences including your future goals. Complete essay instructions are available inside the online application portal.
  • Completed scores on the TOEFL (for international students).
    • 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
      • A minimum score of 25 - Speaking
  • 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 EVMS Human Resources at 757.446.6043.
  • Personal interview
  • Complete and submit online application (including $125 nonrefundable application fee). Application will not be deemed complete until the application fee has been paid.

Official transcripts, scores, and supportive application documents should be mailed to GradCAS.

Internal transfer credits

Anatomy certificate students taking courses in the EVMS - Anatomy program may transfer up to 5 internal credit hours.  A grade of 'B+' or better is required for each transferred course.

Approved internal grades will be included on a Anatomical Science student's transcript and will be included in cumulative GPA calculations.