Edward Hébert School of Medicine: Admission Procedures

November 16, 2013

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How to Apply

Students interested in studying military medicine at the Edward Hébert School of Medicine have to submit their application through the American Medical College Application Service (AMCAS). You cannot apply directly to the School of Medicine for the M.D. program. All applications must necessarily be properly routed through AMCAS.

Surgeons at Iringa Regional performing a C-section Deadline for Applying

The earliest day for submitting your AMCAS application for admission to the School of Medicine is June 1 and the last day for submitting all necessary credentials into AMCAS is November 15. The admissions committee works on processing the applications as soon as they are received. If you are planning on applying, it is advisable to submit your application in June or latest by July, even if you are planning on taking one of the summer or fall MCAT exams.

Necessary Documents To Be Submitted

General, Academic & Test Requirements For Admission

General Requirements

To apply to the Edward Hébert School of Medicine, you have to meet the following requirements:

Academic Requirements

While grades are not the only criteria used to grant admission, they are an important factor. To be considered, you should have obtained a baccalaureate degree from an accredited academic institution in the US, Puerto Rico or Canada and completed one academic year of the following course work:

Certifications from online courses are not acceptable. All coursework should have been taken in a traditional classroom setting.

Test Requirements

You will have to sit for and pass the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) within three years of desired matriculation. You cannot take the MCAT and enter the school in the same year.