Each applicant to the Master of Science (MS) program is evaluated holistically by their chosen program’s Admissions Committee. Committee member carefully consider each required element of the application package including telephone interview, science course GPA, cumulative GPA, letters of recommendation and standardized test scores.
The application for Spring 2020 is open until December 1, 2019.
The application for Fall 2020 will be open until August 1, 2020.
MCAT 2016 score of 492 and above
GRE score of 292 and above with a writing score of 3.5 and above
DAT score of 17 and above
Test scores can be submitted online through the application portal by uploading a screenshot of the official score report.
*Scores from the Optometry Admission Test (OAT) and the Pharmacy College Admission Test (PCAT) will also be considered.
- Biology: Minimum of 8 semester hours (including lecture and lab)
- English: Minimum of 6 semester hours
- Genetics: (Lab is optional)
- Inorganic: Minimum of 8 semester hours (including lecture and lab)
- Organic: Minimum of 8 semester hours (including lecture and lab)
- - Biochemistry may be substituted
- Physics: Minimum of 8 semester hours (including lecture and lab)
- Probability and Stats
- MCAT (can be no more than 3 years old)
All official college transcripts are needed to complete the application process. These may be mailed to:
Lincoln Memorial University
ATTN: Madison McClanahan
6965 Cumberland Gap Parkway
Harrogate, TN 37752
If your school offers an electronic delivery option, you may send the electronic transcripts to [email protected].
Grade Point Average(s)
Students will be considered for admission with GPAs of the following:
Science GPA 3.0 or better, Cumulative GPA 3.0 or better, or evidence of a trajectory of improved academic performance, especially in science course work.
If English is not the applicant’s native language, the international student must submit her/his official score report from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). This score will also be considered holistically along with the other elements of the application package. The applicant must also display proficiency in spoken English during the telephone interview.
Letters of Evaluation
Biomedical Professions, Anatomical Sciences, Life Science Research, Veterinary Biomedical Science:
Two letters of evaluation from the applicant’s instructors or one committee letter from a health professions advisory committee. At least one letter must be from a science instructor. Letters may be uploaded to your application portal or emailed to [email protected].
LORs may also be accessed through an AACOMAS application or VMCAS application. To give the Master of Science program permission to access AACOMAS applications, please email [email protected] at LMU-DCOM to have your AACOMAS infromation sent to the MS program. For VMCAS applications, please email [email protected] .
The personal statement should professionally articulate how the MS program will benefit your educational and career goals.
This should be a separate statement written for the MS program, NOT a medical or veterinary school statement directly from your AACOMAS or VMCAS application. No minimum or maximum limits are enforced with the personal statement.
LMU-MS Program Office of Admissions
phone: 1.800.325.0900 ext. 6576
email: [email protected]