How to Apply

Please note: applications are no longer being received for the class entering fall 2014.

Arrange to have one official copy of transcripts from each college and university that you have attended sent directly to the department.

All applicants whose native language is not English must demonstrate English language proficiency through either the TOEFL or IELTS testing systems. The test must have been taken within two (2) years of the first semester of enrollment. Results must be provided directly to KUMC by the testing service using ETS school code 6895. Photocopies of scores will not be accepted. Please review the information for international students before applying.


Before you start the online application

It will be helpful if you have the following information ready before starting the online application. Please note: Reflecting the interdisciplinary nature of this program, the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is not required for admission.

  • Letter of Professional Goals
    Prepare a statement of academic interests and professional goals. Include relevant work experience and positions held, a description of your most notable professional accomplishments, and a discussion of how graduate education will contribute to the attainment of your career goals. The statement should be no more than 300 words.

  • Statement of Research Interests
    Briefly describe (1-2 paragraphs) the area in which you see a need for research.

  • Curriculum Vitae or Resume
    The CV or resume must be up-to-date and include information on the applicant's educational, professional, and research background. Please include as much of the following information as possible:

     Research experience/publications/abstracts

     Awards and honors

     Intellectual pursuits (continuing education, seminars attended, lectures, etc.)

     Leadership roles (officer in organization, administrator at job, service to professional/service organizations)

     Professional presentations

     Teaching/mentoring experience

  • References
    Have available the names and contact information (including email addresses) of three (3) individuals who can provide a professional recommendation on your behalf.Those who can comment meaningfully on your work in an academic or professional setting are best suited to submit letters of recommendation.The recommendations may not be obtained from family members, friends, etc.
    Make sure they are willing to submit the reference electronically, and inform them that they will be receiving an email from “KU Medical Center <
    help@applyweb.com>” requesting them to submit a reference for you online.

  • Review the program's Technical Standards and Requirements

  • English Language Proficiency
    All applicants whose native language is not English must demonstrate English language proficiency through either the TOEFL or IELTS testing systems. The test must have been taken within two (2) years of the first semester of enrollment. Results must be provided directly to KUMC by the testing service using ETS school code 6895. Photocopies of scores will not be accepted.

  • Transcripts
    Arrange to have one official copy of each transcript from every college and university that you have attended sent directly to KU Medical Center at the following address:
    Student Services / Office of Admissions
    Mail Stop 4029
    3901 Rainbow Blvd
    Kansas City, KS 66160

International Students:
An applicant is considered an international student if he or she requires a visa, or currently resides in the U.S. with non-immigrant status, or currently resides in the U.S. while applying for permanent residency. Additional requirements and documentation, such as proof of English language proficiency, are required for international students to become eligible for KU programs. Please review the information for international students before applying.

Last modified: Jul 14, 2014
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