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Due to the system-wide outage of our application system, the MSMHA program has extended our Priority Deadline to Sunday, March 19th, at 11:59PM.


Graduate School Application

Formal admission into the M.S. in Modern Human Anatomy requires the completion and submission of the online University of Colorado Denver Graduate Application.  The application is first available on September 1st of each year.


Application requirements include:

  • One official transcript from all colleges attended (please note while completing the application that it states 2 transcripts are required - please disregard that, as only 1 transcript is needed)

Official transcripts should be mailed to:
Jennifer Thurston
Mail Stop F435, Room N5202A
13001 E. 17th Place
Aurora, CO 80045 ​​​​

​The MSMHA accepts the following entrance exams (must be 5 years old or less):

  • ​GRE (Graduate Record Exam, General Exam)
  • MCAT (Medical College Admissions Test)
  • DAT (Dental Admissions Test)
​To submit GRE scores, please use University of Colorado Denver code 4875 (no department code is needed). A copy of the official MCAT Score Report may be emailed directly to Jennifer Thurston. Please contact Jennifer if you wish to submit DAT Scores.  For those with a previous master's degree awarded in the United States, please contact th​e Program Administrator to request a waiver of the GRE/MCAT requirement.
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • $50.00 application fee for domestic applicants; $75.00 application fee for international applicants


International Applicants

International applicants are required to submit official TOEFL or IELTS scores that are two years old or less.

Please see the Graduate School's International Admissions website for additional information.


Application Deadlines and Process

The Master of Science in Modern Human Anatomy matriculates students in fall semesters only. There are two application deadline for the Fall 2017 class:

  • March 15th - Priority Deadline
  • May 1st - Second Deadline
  • Due to the system-wide outage of our application system, the MSMHA program has extended our Priority Deadline to Sunday, March 19th, at 11:59PM.

    The Admissions Committee will review applications submitted for the Priority Deadline between March 20-31, 2017.  Upon the Admission's Committee review of all applications and supporting materials received, selected applicants will be invited to interview, and may choose between interviewing in-person at the Anschutz Medical Campus or interviewing via Skype.  In-person interviews consist of a 1/2 day on campus to interview, meet with current MSMHA students, and tour the AMC campus.  Interview dates for the priority application deadline are:

  • Monday, April 3rd (on campus)
  • Monday, April 10th (on campus)
  • Tuesday, April 18th (Zoom/Skype interviews for those unable to visit campus)
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