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Selection of applicants for the Ph.D. Program in Clinical Anatomy is based upon previous academic performance, strength of previous training, letters of recommendation, and performance on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). This is a very selective program that typically only accepts one student per year. Preference will be given to applicants that can demonstrate a strong background in anatomy and a desire to teach human anatomy in a clinical setting.

To be considered for admission, individuals must submit the following materials:

1) An application to the School of Graduate Studies with the appropriate filing fee
2)  A copy of transcripts from each institution attended
3)  Two letters of recommendation
4)  A written statement outlining the student's goals and expectations
5) Results of the GRE (a minimum combined score of 300 on the Verbal and Quantitative parts of the GRE is required)
  NOTE: an advanced GRE test in Biology or Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology is not required but will be considered if available

It is highly recommended that all prospective applicants make initial enquiries to the Program Director prior to submitting their application packet to the School of Graduate Studies.  Foreign applicants should complete the Department's pre-application form before completing the School of Graduate Studies application.

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HOW TO OBTAIN APPLICATION FORMS

Application forms may be downloaded from theSchool of Graduate Studies Website as Adobe Acrobat® PDF files.

The deadline for applications is April 1 although early applications are encouraged. Late applications may be accepted until June 1 if there are available slots in the program. Please contact the Program Director prior to submitting a late application.


WHERE TO MAIL THE COMPLETED FORMS

All application materials can be sent as PDFs to GradSchool@lsuhsc.edu.

Items may also be sent via postal mail to the following address: 

 Office of Student Affairs
School of Graduate Studies
LSU Health Sciences Center
433 Bolivar Street, Suite 826
New Orleans, LA 70112


If sending the application materials by e-mail please cc the Departmental Program Director at jcork@lsuhsc.edu