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Graduate Certificate in Medical Sciences Application Process

Application Open

The program accepts applications from January – May 1 (for summer admission consideration). Applicants are encouraged to apply early.


How to Apply

Application materials must be submitted online through the OSU Graduate College.



  • Applicants must have earned a bachelor’s degree at a regionally accredited university; and
    Applicants must have completed the following prerequisite courses with no grades lower than a “C:”
    • English (2 semesters);
    • Biology (2 semesters including laboratory);
    • General Chemistry (2 semesters); and
    • Organic Chemistry (2 semesters).


Statement of Qualifications, Goals & Objectives

Upload to your application a one- to two-page, typed, double-spaced essay that addresses the following questions:

  •  What are your career goals?
  • How will the Graduate Certificate in Medical Sciences program help you in achieving your goals?
  • Why are you applying to OSU’s Graduate Certificate program?
  • What personal strengths will help you attain your goals?
  • What personal challenges do you face in achieving your goals?

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