Admission to the Program


Degree Offered
Master of Perfusion Science (MPS)

Admissions Requirements
Admission to the Clinical Perfusion Program requires the applicant to successfully complete the following prior to matriculation:

University / College Required Prerequisites
Admission to the Clinical Perfusion Program requires the applicant to possess a bachelor's degree and be well rounded in the biological sciences, chemistry and mathematics.

Biological Sciences:
Twelve (12) semester hours are required which may include laboratory sessions. Such courses should emphasize body structure, development, tissue organization and function. These courses may include but are not limited to general biology, cell biology, microbiology, physiology, anatomy, zoology, histology, embryology, genetics and immunology.

Physical Sciences:
Six (6) semester hours of chemistry are required. Such courses should emphasize physical principles and may include but are not limited to general chemistry, qualitative analysis, quantitative analysis, and organic chemistry. Additionally, three (3) semester hours of physics including laboratory session are required. Such courses may include general physics, quantum physics, or physics for life sciences.

Three (3) semester hours are required.

Application Deadline

Application Checklist
Required by School of Allied Health Professions Academic and Student Affairs
1. On-line Application for Admission
2. $70 non-refundable application processing fee
3. One (1) set of official transcripts
4. English proficiency requirement, if your native language is not English.
5. Foreign transcripts, if you completed coursework from an institution outside the USA.

Required by Clinical Perfusion Education
1. Bachelor's Degree (well rounded in biological sciences, physical sciences and mathematics)
2. Cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 based on a 4.0 scale with preference to students possessing a GPA of higher than a 3.0
3. Three (3) letters of recommendation
4. Three (3) clinical observations (please communicate with the program office for detail and possible arrangements)
5. Official Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score sent to Institution Code 6896, Allied Health Code 0601

Admission Demographics
Number of students accepted into the Clinical Perfusion Program per year: 10