The Healthcare Analytics program evaluates applicants using a holistic review process. All components of an application are reviewed prior to making an admission decision. Consideration will be given for appropriate work experience in a health-related field. 

 The application cycle for Fall 2022 admission opens October 1, 2021.

 

Admission requirements for:

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Degree-Seeking (Matriculate) Students

Requirements for admission include:

  • A bachelor’s degree in science or related fields awarded by a regionally accredited institution.
  • A qualifying grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or better (on a 4-point scale), taken from the highest of the following three possible calculations:
    • Completed undergraduate GPA (foreign degrees considered on a case by case basis)
    • Completed U.S. graduate degree GPA
    • A replacement GPA computed from the most recent 30 semester credit hours of U.S. coursework. This is a one-time calculation based on the transcript and will not be re-calculated despite completing additional courses. Applicants without 30-semester credits completed in the U.S. will not qualify for a replacement GPA.
  • An evaluation form from two individuals who can reasonably assess the applicant's ability to successfully complete the program. The letters and evaluations should be completed electronically via GradCAS.
  • A personal essay of approximately 300-500 words describing how this program will enhance the applicant's academic and/or professional career goals.
  • Current resume/CV documenting professional experience and educational achievements.
  • Official transcripts from all institutions attended sent electronically directly to GradCAS. If you do not list or send official transcripts for all institutions attended, the processing of your application will be delayed.
  • Official transcripts from each college/university attended, including an official transcript from any degree-granting institution that specified the date upon which the degree was issued must be sent electronically or by mail directly to GradCAS. Any official transcript sent to the program or the School of Health Professions Admissions and Enrollment department will not be accepted.
  • GradCAS only accepts electronic transcripts from the following:
  • Sending Transcripts by Mail
    • Download a transcript request form after you enter each institution in GradCAS.
    • Send the transcript request form to the institution registrar to send transcript by mail to:

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

Additional Requirements for International Applicants

  • A bachelor's degree in science or related fields awarded by a regionally accredited institution.
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) 80 for the Internet-based test (preferred), 213 for Computer-based test or 550 for the Paper-based test.
  • For the TOEFL Score Report, use the TOEFL Code B886 to have official TOEFL scores sent to GradCAS 
    • Scores must have been obtained within two years of the application date. This requirement will be waived for applicants who have completed an undergraduate or graduate degree from a regionally accredited institution in the United States.
  • Transcript evaluation and translation, including a course-by-course evaluation and an overall GPA calculation:

Graduate Certificate Seeking Students

Requirements for admission include:

  • A bachelor’s degree (or higher) awarded by a regionally accredited institution.
  • A qualifying grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 or better ( on a 4-point scale), taken from the highest of the following three possible calculations:
    • Completed Undergraduate GPA (foreign degrees considered on a case by case basis)
    • Completed U.S. graduate degree GPA
    • A replacement GPA computed from the most recent 30 semester credit hours of U.S. coursework.  This is a one-time calculation based on the transcript and will not be re-calculated in spite of completing additional courses.  Applicants without 30 semester credits completed in the U.S. will not qualify for a replacement GPA.
  • Official transcripts from all institutions attended sent electronically or in a sealed, unopened envelope directly to EVMS Admissions & Enrollment.
    • Transcripts from institutions that awarded a degree must include the date upon which the degree was issued.
  • A personal essay of approximately 300-500 words describing how this certificate program will enhance the applicant's academic and/or professional career goals.

Additional Requirements for International Applicants

Requirements for admission include:

  • English proficiency exams (may be waived)
    • TOEFL Minimum Scores: Paper-based test 550, Computer-based test 213, Internet-based test 80
    • IELTS Minimum Scores: Total 6.5, Subscores 6
  • A transcript evaluation and translation
    • Please refer to Educational Credential Evaluators or World Education Services.
    • Applicants must supply a course-by-course evaluation and an overall GPA calculation
    • 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

     GRE School Code is: 5729  TOEFL School Code is B886

Applicant Help Center

  • Having trouble accessing the GradCAS application? The preferred browsers are Google Chrome or Firefox
  • The Applicant Help Center can be accessed here:  Applicant Help Center
  • If you have questions about your application status, please contact your GradCAS Customer Service Representative contact information at (857) 304-2086 or GradCASinfo@liaisonedu.com

 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.