- How long is the program?
It is a full-time 21-month program, a total of 62 credits. For more information regarding the curriculum visit the Cardiovascular Sciences and Perfusion Medicine, MS program page.
- What is the deadline?
The preferred deadline is December 31. All applications submitted after the deadline will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
- How many students are accepted?
The program accepts 10 students each year.
- Is there an on-campus interview?
Yes, interviews are required for acceptance. Applicants will be contacted directly should they be eligible for an interview. Interviews take place in March.
- Is the GRE required?
No, the GRE is not required.
- Where can I apply?
Application process is entirely online through the Hofstra Graduate Application, available at Hofstra.edu/gradapply. All required documents, including transcripts are uploaded to the application system.
- How do I submit my transcripts?
Unofficial transcripts from each school you attended may be submitted electronically through the application portal. Please note: all unofficial transcripts must include your full name and the name of the institution.
- Do you have to work in the medical field prior to applying?
Medical experience is not required; however, it is recommended. Applicants must have submitted an observation form noting their observation of a cardiopulmonary bypass cardiac procedure.
- Where can I find the observation form?
The observation form may be found in the application portal- you may access the PDF here.
- Do all my prerequisite classes need to be completed to apply for the program?
Prerequisite courses must be completed by the preferred deadline.
- Is this program open to international students?
Yes, applicants must submit TOEFL (minimum 80) or IELTS (minimum 6.5) scores. Applicants must submit transcripts translated to English or an evaluation.
- Do students need to take a lab for the physics course?
No, a lab is not required.