Admission Requirements and Procedures

Premedical Requirements
Prospective medical students must have earned a minimum of 68 semester hours or the equivalent in an accredited U.S. or Canadian college or university.

  • Biology/lab (8 hours)
  • Inorganic Chemistry/lab (8 hours)
  • Organic Chemistry/lab (8 hours)
  • Physics/lab (8 hours)
  • Math/Statistics (6 hours) - Any college-level math course
  • English (6 hours)
  • Humanities Courses (6 hours) – (includes additional English course work, Languages, Art, Music, History, Philosophy, Religion, etc.)

Also Recommended:

  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Cell Biology
  • Biochemistry
  • Developmental Biology & Embryology
  • Genetics Neuroscience
  • Physiology

The Medical College Admissions Test
The MCAT is required of all applicants. All applicants must present scores from tests taken no later than January before matriculation.

The MCAT is required of all applicants. No MCAT taken three or more years prior to matriculation will be considered.

For MCAT information, see: http://www.aamc.org/students/mcat/start.htm

AMCAS and Secondary Applications
For AMCAS information, see: http://www.aamc.org/audienceamcas.htm

The American Medical College Application Service (AMCAS) application must be used by all prospective applicants to the College of Medicine. The deadline for filing the completed AMCAS application is December 15 of the year immediately preceding the school year in which the applicant expects to enter medical school. Once AMCAS has notified HUCM Admissions that the application has been verified, the College of Medicine will invite, via email, the applicant to submit a secondary application.