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At MCPHS, our graduate programs allow you to advance your skills and gain the knowledge you need to enjoy a successful career in healthcare. Whether you are coming directly from undergraduate studies or you've been working for a few years and are looking to advance in your career, our graduate admission team will work with you to make sure the application process is as uncomplicated as possible.

Ready to take the next step?

MCPHS Graduate Application   Graduate PharmCAS   OptomCAS   OTCAS PTCAS   CASPA  

Not sure which application to use or have questions about the application process? See below for more information.

MCPHS Graduate Application: Use this application if you are applying to one of our graduate programs in Acupuncture, Clinical Research, Dental Hygiene, Healthcare Administration and Management, Health Sciences, Nursing, Pharmaceutical Economics and Policy, Pharmaceutics, Pharmacology, Public Health, or Regulatory Affairs and Health Policy.

PharmCAS: Use this application if you are applying to the Doctor of Pharmacy program.

OTCAS: Use this application if you are applying to the Master of Science in Occupational Therapy program.

PTCAS: Use this application if you are applying to the Doctor of Physical Therapy program.

CASPA: Use this application if you are applying to the Master of Physician Assistant Studies program.

OptomCAS: Use this application if you are applying to the Doctor of Optometry program.

Individual program prerequisites can be found on page for the program to which you are applying.

All applicants must submit the following credentials along with their completed applications.

  • Official transcripts from each college or university attended
  • One letter of recommendation. Some programs require additional letters of recommendation, see program page for more details.
  • Official AP or CLEP scores, if applicable (scores of 4 or 5 or CLEP scores of 50 or higher must be obtained)
  • Proof of English language proficiency if English is not your first language (language proficiency may be submitted with a score report from TOEFL, IELTS, or iTEP or by taking the MCPHS on-campus language proficiency test)
  • Official transcripts from non-U.S. secondary schools, colleges, or universities must also be sent to World Education Services or Educational Credential Evaluators for a course-by-course evaluation.

The following programs also require submission of official GRE scores:

  • Pharmacology MS/PhD
  • Pharmaceutics MS/PhD
  • Medicinal Chemistry MS/PhD
  • Pharmaceutical Economics and Policy PhD
  • Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)

The Doctor of Optometry (OD) program requires submission of an official score report from either GRE or OAT.

Final transcripts should be mailed directly from your college/university or testing agency in a sealed, signed envelope to the Admissions Office of your program's campus. These documents may also be submitted to MCPHS via email or fax.

MCPHS University
Admission Office
179 Longwood Avenue
Boston MA, 02115

Fax: 617.732.2118

MCPHS University
Admission Office
19 Foster Street
Worcester MA, 01608

Fax: 508.890.7987

MCPHS University
Admission Office
1260 Elm Street
Manchester, NH 03101

Fax: 603.314.0213

We prioritize the review and admission of applications submitted earlier in our rolling admission process, so it is to your advantage to submit your application as soon as possible.

All applicants are automatically considered for scholarship with their application.  The sooner you submit your application, the more favorably you will be considered both for admission and scholarship.

Physician Assistant Studies:

October 1: Boston Fall start VERIFIED-stage CASPA application deadline

January 15: Worcester/Manchester spring start application deadline.

Boston Doctor of Pharmacy (Direct-Entry PharmD):

September 3: Early Decision Application deadline for fall applicants.

July 1: Application deadline for fall applicants.

Worcester/Manchester Doctor of Pharmacy (Accelerated PharmD):

September 3: Early Decision Application deadline for fall applicants.

February 1: Application deadline for fall applicants.

Occupational Therapy:

March 1: Fall start application deadline

Physical Therapy:

April 1: Fall start application deadline.


Continuing to accept applications on a space-available basis.


May 1: Fall start application deadline.

All Other Graduate Programs:

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Applicants are encouraged to apply early, as space is limited.

Have questions about the admission process or how to apply? Contact us and speak to an admission counselor today.









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