Admissions


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Welcome

The mission of the UMKC School of Medicine is to provide and foster excellence, innovation and scholarship in education, research and medical care.

As a student at the UMKC School of Medicine, you will learn in an environment that provides outstanding experiences and a campus culture and environment that promotes student engagement and community participation. The UMKC School of Medicine offers a number of innovative programs within a vibrant health science learning community:

Current Admissions Updates

B.A./M.D. Program, Fall 2016: The Final Application Deadline for the fall 2016 class was November 2, 2015. At this time, all admission decisions for the fall 2016 class have been communicated electronically. Applicants that have been offered admission to the School of Medicine have until May 2, 2016 to make a decision. Offers of admission to alternate students will be ongoing until the desired class size is reached. The application for fall 2017 will be available in August.

M.D. Program, Spring 2016: The Final Application Deadline for the M.D. program was August 3, 2015, and all AMCAS applications were to have been verified by September 1, 2015. The incoming class will begin coursework in early January. The application process for spring 2017 will begin in May 2016.

Master of Science in Anesthesia Program, Spring 2017: Students interested in the Master of Science in Anesthesia program can APPLY NOW. The application deadline for spring 2017 will be July 1, 2016.

Master of Medical Science Physician Assistant Program, Spring 2016: The Final Application Deadline for the M.M.S.P.A. program was August 3, 2015 (with the CASPA deadline being August 1, 2015). The incoming class will begin coursework in early January. The application process for spring 2017 will open in April 2016.

Master of Science in Bioinformatics Program, Fall 2016: Students interested in the Master of Science in Bioinformatics can APPLY NOW.  The application deadline for fall 2016 will be May 1, 2016 (international applicants) or June 1, 2016 (U.S. citizen or permanent resident applicants).

Master of Health Professions Education Program, Fall 2016: Students interested in the Master of Health Professions Education can APPLY NOW.  The application deadline for fall 2016 will be June 1, 2016 (international applicants) or August 1, 2016 (U.S. citizen or permanent resident applicants).

Graduate Certificate in Clinical Research, Fall 2016: Students interested in the Graduate Certificate in Clinical Research can APPLY NOW.  The application deadline for fall 2016 will be May 1, 2016 (international applicants) or June 1, 2016 (U.S. citizen or permanent resident applicants).

Graduate Certificate in Health Professions Education, Fall 2016: Students interested in the Graduate Certificate in Health Professions Education can APPLY NOW.  The application deadline for fall 2016 will be June 1, 2016 (international applicants) or August 1, 2016 (U.S. citizen or permanent resident applicants).

Graduate Certificate in Pediatric & Congenital Cardiovascular Perfusion, Fall 2017: The  Graduate Certificate in Pediatric & Congenital Cardiovascular Perfusion will not be accepting applications for the 2016-2017 academic year. Students interested in the program are expected to be able to resume the application process in spring 2017 and apply for fall 2017 admission.

Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Co-Discipline in Bioinformatics, Fall 2016: Students interested in pursuing the interdisciplinary Ph.D. at UMKC may APPLY NOW and select Biomedical and Health Informatics as a Co-Discipline in the application process. The co-discipline application deadline for fall 2016 will be May 1, 2016 for international applicants and June 1, 2016 for domestic (U.S. citizen and permanent resident) applicants. Please consult the School of Graduate Studies website by clicking here to learn more about primary and co-discipline deadlines, and please make note of application deadlines for both primary and co-disciplines.