Transfer Policy


MD Track Transfers
The MSTP accepts transfer applications from individuals currently enrolled in WUSOM. While most transfer applicants are in the preclinical phase of training, a more senior student may be granted permission to apply.  Individuals considering the MSTP must meet with the MSTP Executive Director to discuss their interest in combined degree training and request an application.  Applications are due October 15. Completed applications will be reviewed by the MSTP committee, and selected individuals will be invited to interview with the program. Successful applicants will receive stipend and tuition support for the duration of PhD and MD studies.  An average of 2 MD track transfers are admitted each year, with a range of 0 to 6.
 
PhD Track Transfers
The MSTP accepts transfer applications from individuals in the final year of their PhD work at Washington University.  Individuals considering the MSTP must meet with the MSTP Executive Director to discuss their interest in combined degree training and request an application.  Candidates must take the MCAT and submit AMCAS and WUSOM secondary applications.  All materials are due October 15. Completed applications will be reviewed by the MSTP committee, and selected individuals will be invited to interview with the program.  Acceptances are issued after consultation with the WUSOM Committee on Admissions.  Successful applicants will join the program after completing the Ph.D. as 1st-year medical students.  The MSTP will provide stipend and tuition support for the duration of MD studies. Transfers from the PhD track are infrequent, numbering only 4 since 1994.