The general test is required for admission and must have been taken within 5 years of the time of application. A copy of the GRE score report should be sent directly to:
MGH Institute of Health Professions
36 1st Avenue
Boston, MA 02129
Score reports can be obtained by contacting Educational Testing Service (www.ets.org). The institution code for MGH Institute of Health Professions is 3513.
In select circumstances, applicants may be eligible to waive the GRE. Waiver requests will be considered for applicants that provide documentation of having met one of the following criteria:
- Earned master's degree or higher, or
- Successful completion, with a grade of B or higher, two or more graduate-level courses from MGH Institute Online. One course must include Advanced Pathophysiology (NP-715). This does not include prerequisite courses.
Applicants interested in applying for a GRE waiver must submit GRE Waiver Request Form. Please submit the form well before the application deadline to ensure your request can be reviewed prior to the application deadline.
The language of instruction at MGH IHP is English and a high level of proficiency in both written and spoken English is required. If English is not your first language, or you have graduated from an undergraduate program in a non-English speaking country, or with instruction in a language other than English, you must demonstrate English language proficiency as part of your application to IHP. In some circumstances, demonstrating English language proficiency may be required even if you are a citizen of a country whose primary language is English.
Applicants whose first language is not English must provide test scores from either the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or the IELTS (International English Language Testing System). The test must have been taken within two years of the application deadline and official score reports are required.
Minimum TOEFL (internet-based) requirement is 89 and the minimum IELTS requirement is 6.5.
TOEFL and IELTS test requirements are automatically waived for students for whom English is a first language from the following countries: United States, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, and Canada (except Quebec).
For TOEFL, score reports can be obtained by contacting Educational Testing Service (ETS). MGH Institute of Health Professions code is 3513.
For IELTS, a Test Report Form may be mailed to MGH Institute of Health Professions and score information will be verified by IHP directly. You may designate up to 5 schools to receive Test Report Forms at the time you register for the test. To request additional Test Report Forms, contact your test center.