Applicants are required to have a bachelor’s degree in a basic, biological, physical, computer or social-behavioral sciences from an accredited university. We recommend a minimum GPA of 3.0. Also, submit the results from either the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or Medical College Admission Test (MCAT). International students whose native language is not English must complete the TOEFL exam. A complete application consists of the completed school and department copies of the application, Personal statement, three letters of reference and official transcripts from every college or university attended. Test Scores should be sent directly to the Division of Graduate Medical Sciences from the testing center. Our GRE/TOEFL number is 3251. Please go to the Division of Graduate Medical Sciences website for further information, or visit the online application to begin the application process.

We offer rolling admission for Fall (September) matriculation and for Spring (January) matriculation, we suggest a November 15th deadline.

Program Structure

The required core and elective courses of the Program are conducted at Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center.

The degree is awarded by the Graduate Division of Boston University School of Medicine.

Faculty includes prominent members of the Departments of Radiology, Anatomy & Neurobiology and Physiology & Biophysics, as well as outside experts in industry, academia, government, and private imaging centers.

Language Requirements

Applicants whose native language is not English are required to submit results of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).

Degree Requirements

Candidates are required to complete a minimum of 36 credit hours of course work. It is anticipated that students will complete the program in one academic year, however the program can be completed on a part-time basis.  Please contact Patricia Jones at for more information.

Student Support Services

The Division of Graduate Medical Sciences has an organized program to assist in thesis research, career guidance and providing recommendations.

Student Loans

Financial aid programs are available to students.  Contact Ms. Sherill Ashe at or by phone at 617-638-5216,