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Admissions - Criteria

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All primary application materials must be received by the published deadline to be considered for the current admissions cycle. Letters of reference and updated official transcripts will be accepted up to one week after the published deadline. Complete applications will be given first review and first consideration. Incomplete application portfolios will not be reviewed for admission consideration until all required materials have been received. Incomplete applications with be held in the Department for a maximum of 12 months.

The Department of Medical & Research Technology (DMRT) is a department housed within the University of Maryland School of Medicine. The DMRT offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Medical and Research Technology. Students may specialize in one of two tracks: the medical technology track or the biotechnology research track. Students who have fulfilled the Department’s prerequisite coursework transfer into the program at the onset of their junior year. Sixty credit hours of prerequisite coursework in the following areas are required for entrance to the program.

All students transferring to the Department of Medical and Research Technology (DMRT), University of Maryland from another regionally accredited college or university will have transcripts evaluated by the DMRT Office of Student Affairs during the admissions process. Credit will be awarded for at least 60 credits of transferable pre-requisite coursework for which a grade of C (2.0) or higher was earned. Students are permitted to request a re-evaluation of transfer courses by consulting with a DMRT academic advisor. All courses transferred become a part of the student's UMB transcript. Transfer grades are not counted in the student's UMB GPA.

Transfer patterns from the Maryland Community Colleges may be found on ARTSYS.