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Guaranteed Interview Agreements

The Graduate School of Basic Medical Sciences currently enjoys guaranteed interview agreements with several colleges and universities. The agreements listed below outline the required benchmarks necessary to obtain a guaranteed interview. They are open to current Master's students of the GSBMS as well as graduates of GSBMS Master's programs. Final admission to any of these professional programs resides with the admissions office of that institution.

  1. By agreement between the Graduate School of Basic Medical Sciences (GSBMS) and the School of Medicine (SOM) at New York Medical College, students in the Accelerated Master’s Program, two-year discipline-based Master’s programs within each of our basic sciences departments and the two-year interdisciplinary Basic Medical Sciences Master’s Program, or applicants who have completed one of these programs, and who seek admission to the New York Medical College School of Medicine (SOM) will be guaranteed an interview if they meet certain academic performance benchmarks.

    Criteria for Guaranteed Interview:
    Students must have applied to the NYMC SOM following the normal procedures specified by the NYMC SOM and have met the following benchmarks:

    • MCAT and GPA thresholds:
      • MCAT ≥ 506
      • For AMP students, graduate GPA ≥ 3.4 (at the completion of Block I OR overall GPA for students who have completed the entire course of study)
      • For two-year Master’s students, graduate GPA ≥ 3.4 (after completion of three semesters OR overall GPA for students who have completed the entire Master's course of study)
    • Applicants must maintain professional and academic standards of integrity to be considered for interview and admission by NYMC SOM.

  2. By agreement between the Graduate School of Basic Medical Sciences (GSBMS) at New York Medical College and the Touro College of Dental Medicine (TCDM), students in the two-year discipline-based Master’s programs within each of our basic sciences departments and the two-year interdisciplinary Basic Medical Sciences Master’s Program, or applicants who have completed one of these programs, and who seek admission to the Touro College of Dental Medicine (TCDM) will be guaranteed an interview if they meet certain academic performance benchmarks.

    Criteria for Guaranteed Interview:
    Students must have applied to the TCDM following the normal procedures specified by the TCDM and have met the following benchmarks:

    • DAT and GPA thresholds:
      • DAT ≥ 20 (Overall Academic Average)
      • Two-year Master’s students must achieve a graduate GPA ≥ 3.4 (after completion of three semesters OR overall GPA for students who have completed the entire Master’s course of study)
    • Applicants must maintain professional and academic standards of integrity to be considered for interview and admission by TCDM.
    • A supportive recommendation from the Graduate Program Director will be taken into consideration when determining interview eligibility.

  3. By agreement between the Graduate School of Basic Medical Sciences (GSBMS) at New York Medical College and the New York College of Podiatric Medicine (NYCPM), students in the Accelerated Master’s Program, two-year discipline-based Master’s programs within each of our basic sciences departments and the two-year interdisciplinary Basic Medical Sciences Master’s Program, or applicants who have completed one of these programs, and who seek admission to the New York College of Podiatric Medicine (NYCPM) will be offered a guaranteed interview if they meet certain academic performance benchmarks.

    Criteria for Guaranteed Interview:
    Students must have applied to the NYCPM following the normal procedures specified by the NYCPM and have met the following benchmarks:

    • MCAT and GPA thresholds:
      • MCAT ≥ 500
      • For AMP students, graduate GPA ≥ 3.4 (at the completion of Block I OR overall GPA for students who have completed the entire course of study)
      • For two-year Master’s students, graduate GPA ≥ 3.4 (after completion of three semesters OR overall GPA for students who have completed the entire Master's course of study)
    • Applicants must maintain professional and academic standards of integrity to be considered for interview and admission by NYCPM.
    • A supportive recommendation from the Graduate Program Director will be taken into consideration when determining interview eligibility.
  4. By agreement between the Graduate School of Basic Medical Sciences (GSBMS) at New York Medical College and the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, New York (TouroCOM), both the Harlem and Middletown campuses, students in the Accelerated Master’s Program, two-year discipline-based Master’s programs within each of our basic sciences departments and the two-year interdisciplinary Basic Medical Sciences Master’s Program, or applicants who have completed one of these programs, and who seek admission to the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, New York (TouroCOM) will be guaranteed an interview if they meet certain academic performance benchmarks.

    Criteria for Guaranteed Interview:
    Students must have applied to the TouroCOM following the normal procedures specified by the TouroCOM and have met the following benchmarks:

    • MCAT and GPA thresholds:
      • MCAT ≥ 506
      • For AMP students, graduate GPA ≥ 3.4 (at the completion of Block I OR overall GPA for students who have completed the entire course of study)
      • For two-year Master’s students, graduate GPA ≥ 3.4 (after completion of three semesters OR overall GPA for students who have completed the entire Master’s course of study)
    • Applicants must maintain professional and academic standards of integrity to be considered for interview and admission by TouroCOM.
    • A supportive recommendation from the Graduate Program Director will be taken into consideration when determining interview eligibility.
    • Applicants must specifically identify themselves as NYMC GSBMS graduate students when applying through AACOMAS.

  5. By agreement between the Graduate School of Basic Medical Sciences (GSBMS) at New York Medical College and the Touro University California College of Osteopathic Medicine (TUCOM-CA), students in the Accelerated Master’s Program, two-year discipline-based Master’s programs within each of our basic sciences departments and the two-year interdisciplinary Basic Medical Sciences Master’s Program, or applicants who have completed one of these programs, and who seek admission to the Touro University California College of Osteopathic Medicine (TUCOM-CA) will be guaranteed an interview if they meet certain academic performance benchmarks.

    Criteria for Guaranteed Interview:
    Students must have applied to TUCOM-CA following the normal procedures specified by TUCOM-CA and have met the following benchmarks:

    • MCAT and GPA thresholds:
      • MCAT ≥ 505
      • For AMP students, graduate GPA ≥ 3.4 (at the completion of Block I OR overall GPA for students who have completed the entire course of study)
      • For two-year Master’s students, graduate GPA ≥ 3.4 (after completion of three semesters OR overall GPA for students who have completed the entire Master’s course of study)
    • Applicants must maintain professional and academic standards of integrity to be considered for interview and admission by TUCOM-CA.
    • A supportive recommendation from the Graduate Program Director will be taken into consideration when determining interview eligibility.
    • Applicants must specifically identify themselves as NYMC GSBMS graduate students when applying through AACOMAS.
    • Applicants accepted prior to completion of the NYMC GSBMS program must complete the program with a GPA of 3.4 or better. Failure to do so may result in the revocation of the TUCOM-CA acceptance.

  6. By agreement between the Graduate School of Basic Medical Sciences at New York Medical College and the Touro College School of Health Sciences, New York (Manhattan, Middletown and Bay Shore campuses), students in the Accelerated Master’s Program, two-year discipline-based Master’s programs within each of our basic sciences departments and the two-year interdisciplinary Basic Medical Sciences Master’s Program, or graduates of these programs, and who seek admission to one of the Touro College PA Programs will be guaranteed an interview OR a conditional acceptance pending interview if they meet certain academic performance benchmarks.

    Criteria for Guaranteed Interview:
    Students must have applied to the PA Programs following the admissions process stated on the School of Health Sciences website and must meet the following criteria:

    • For AMP students, graduate GPA ≥ 3.0 (graduate GPA for students who have completed the coursework)
    • For two-year Master’s students, graduate GPA ≥ 3.0 (graduate GPA after three complete semesters OR overall GPA for students who have completed the Master’s course of study)

    Criteria for Conditional Acceptance Pending Interview:
    Students will need to complete a separate application to the PA Programs having met the following benchmarks:

    • For AMP students, graduate GPA ≥ 3.3 (graduate GPA for students who have completed the coursework)
    • For two-year Master’s students, graduate GPA ≥ 3.3 (graduate GPA after three complete semesters OR overall GPA for students who have completed the Master’s course of study)

    • All students must provide proof of the successful completion of all undergraduate prerequisite courses specified as criteria for consideration by the PA Programs.
    • Applicants must specifically identify themselves as NYMC GSBMS graduate students when applying through CASPA.
    • Matriculation in a PA Program is conditional upon successful completion of the degree at GSBMS.
    • Students accepted by the PA Program will be offered the next available seat in either the Manhattan, Middletown, or Bay Shore Physician Assistant Program class with January or August enrollment.
    • All students must maintain professional and academic standards of integrity throughout. GSBMS students must have been in good standing throughout their matriculation at GSBMS to be eligible for this pipeline program. Any course failure or disciplinary or code of conduct issue or otherwise will disqualify such student from this program.