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.

Hepatitis B

Proof of immunity to Hepatitis B via a positive Hepatitis B Surface Antibody Titer (Quantitative titer only) is required.

Tetanus/diphtheria/acellular pertussis (Tdap)

Documentation of a Tdap immunization after age 11 is required. If Tdap was given greater than 10 years prior to the program start date, then you must also submit documentation of a Tetanus-diphtheria (Td) booster immunization given less than 10 years prior to the program start date.

Tuberculosis

Documentation of a two-step tuberculosis skin test (TST, also known as PPD) or an Interferon Gamma Release Assay (IGRA) blood test (either Quantiferon Gold or T-Spot) within six months prior to the program start date. Persons who have received the BCG vaccination must have an IGRA blood test within six months prior to the program start date.

For persons who have had a previous positive TST/PPD, or a positive IGRA 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 submit all student health requirements electronically via the Student Health Immunization Portal prior to matriculation.

Checklists

Medical students: access your checklist.

Health Professions students and fellows: access your checklist.

Deadlines

The deadlines for submitting health requirements are:

Cohort
Program
Standard Acceptance
/Confirmation Date
Deadline*
60MED Doctor of Medicine June 10 July 1
85BIO Biomedical Sciences, PhD June 10 July 1
70RES Biomedical Sciences Research Masters June 10 July 1
70MDP Master of Sciences in Molecular Diagnostics and Precision Medicine June 10 July 1
70MMA Medical Master's, MS (Post-Baccalaureate Program 1yr)  June 10 July 1
70MMB Medical Master's, MS (Post-Baccalaureate Program 2yr) June 10 July 1
70PAT     Master of Pathologists' Assistant Program June 10 July 1
       
70ATC Art Therapy & Counseling June 24 July 15
70HAD Healthcare Administration June 24 July 15
70MPH Master of Public Health June 24 July 15
55EPI Epidemiology Certificate June 24 July 15
55CPH Core Public Health Certificate June 24 July 15
55HCM Health Care Management Certificate June 24 July 15
70SAA Master of Science in Surgical Assisting, MSA June 24 July 15
       
70MPA Master of Physician Assistant Oct. 24 Nov. 15
55EPI Epidemiology Certificate Oct. 24 Nov. 15
55CPH Core Public Health Certificate  Oct. 24 Nov. 15
55HCM Health Care Management Certificate  Oct. 24 Nov. 15
       
85OCT Doctor of Occupational Therapy March 10 April 1
70RCS Reproductive Clinical Sciences, MS March 10 April 1
55EPI Epidemiology Certificate March 10 April 1
55CPH Core Public Health Certificate March 10 April 1
55HCM Health Care Management Certificate March 10 April 1
85PFP PA Fellowship in Pediatric Urgent Care March 10 April 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.