Admission Requirements

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Admission Requirements

Applicant must hold a bachelor's (baccalaureate) degree* from a regionally-accredited undergraduate college or university in the US or an equivalent degree from a non-US accredited undergraduate university, verified for equivalency (course by course with GPA) by a transcript evaluation agency that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES)..


Application

In order for your application to be processed, you are required to submit an application fee of $50. We will send you payment instructions on the email you list on your application. CUSM uses PayPal as a payment service.


Transcripts

Official transcripts from each college or university attended.

We can receive transcripts via eScript and Parchment. Check with your school for their preferred method.

  • Electronically: registrar@calmedu.org or
  • By mail: California University of Science and Medicine (CUSM)
    Attn: Belinda Taylor-Batchelor, MBA
    217 E. Club Center Drive, Suite A
    San Bernardino, CA 92408

An undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 and above is preferred.


Letter of Evaluation/Recommendation

Two letters of recommendation (or one committee letter from the applicant's college or university within a two-year timeframe).

  • Please have your recommenders submit directly to the Admissions office electronically via MBSAdmissions@calmedu.org.
  • We also accept letter of recommendations via Interfolio.


Personal Statement/CV

  • Although this information can be uploaded to your application, you may submit a copy electronically at MBSAdmissions@calmedu.org.


MCAT, GRE, DAT, or other professional school test scores

  • Standardized test (e.g. GRE, MCAT, DAT) are not required to be eligible for admission. However, any reported scores will be available to the admissions committee.



Application Review Process

Following receipt of all required credentials, the Admissions Committee will review all materials and make interview decisions. Interviews will be administered via SKYPE. Notification of acceptances will be emailed during the admissions cycle.

Application Deadline - Class of 2020 (matriculation date of August 2019)

Application submission deadline is May 31, 2019


Additional Program Information

Applicants must provide consent to the following CUSM-MBS requirements for students who are accepted for enrollment. Prior to matriculation, the student must:

  1. Provide consent to the following background checks, which are required before the matriculating year.
    1. National, state, and county criminal background check
    2. Substance abuse screening
    3. Proof of immunization status (see below)
  2. Must meet the immunization requirements set by CUSM. A detailed set of instructions will be provided with the Acceptance Letter.
  3. Must attend the CUSM-MBS orientation program.

Applicant must be a US citizen, be a permanent resident, or have Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) status with social security number.

All CUSM- MBS classes are conducted in English. CUSM- MBS does not offer any English language service, including English as a second language (ESL) courses. The student must have the ability to read and write English at the level of a graduate of a US college or university as demonstrated by the possession of a college diploma. Applicants who are not graduates of a US college or university are required to take and submit scores from the TOEFL examination. A minimum score of 550 is required on the TOEFL paper examination while a minimum score of 80 is required on the TOEFL iBT. Contact CUSM Office of Admissions for details.



Important note:

* Prospective MBS students are responsible for determining and completing the prerequisites coursework for their target professional program and institution (e.g., biology, general chemistry, organic chemistry, physics, and mathematics). Target health professional programs may include medical, dental, and pharmacy schools.

Note: Please see also the "Immunization Requirements, Criminal Background Checks, and Drug Testing" section in the MBS Student Handbook.