Admission Requirements for the Anatomy Education Track PhD Program

Admission Requirements

Applicants to the Education Track should possess a bachelors degree, preferably in biology or a related scientific field. The successful applicant will ordinarily have an undergraduate GPA above 3.4 and score above the 50th percentile overall on the GRE, with strong scores on the writing portion of the test. Students with prior graduate or professional school training e.g., a master's degree, will be given special consideration.

Applications should be submitted through the School's website ( Under the section "Intended Program and Plan", make the following selections from the drop-down menus:

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Academic Program


Academic Plan

Anatomy PhD Education Track

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Applicants should arrange for test scores to be sent to Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis from the testing service company:

GRE Scores

  • Institution Code: 1325 (Indiana Univ. - Purdue Univ.: Indianapolis)
  • Department Code: 0609 (Medical Sciences)

MCAT Scores

  • MCAS Code: 129 (Indiana University School of Medicine)

Application materials should include:

  • A personal statement that describes the applicant's background and interests, and explains why this program meets his or her career goals
  • Three letters of recommendation that address the applicant's suitability for a career in teaching and the potential of independent educational scholarship

Letters of recommendation may be submitted through the online application system or mailed directly to the address below.

College transcripts must be mailed directly to:

James J. Brokaw, PhD, MPH
Associate Professor of Anatomy and Cell Biology
Indiana University School of Medicine
Medical Science Building , Room 5035
635 Barnhill Drive
Indianapolis , IN 46202-5120
Phone: 317-274-1966

Application Deadline for Education Track: January 15th


Please note: Prospective students who wish to apply directly to the Masters in Anatomy and Cell Biology program must do so via the IU Bloomington application process.

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