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Accepting Your Offer of Admission

There are a number of conditions to meet in order to accept your offer of admission.

Please note that these conditions are for offers of admission and do not need to be completed at the application stage.

 

Conditions

  • Final Transcript

    Those receiving an offer conditional upon completion of their three years of undergraduate education will need to provide a final undergraduate transcript to OMSAS by June 30th of the year of application, showing completion of at least 30 half year courses and a third year average of at least 3.00 on the 4.00 scale.
  • Health Regulation

    As a condition of your offer of admission, incoming students must complete the Year One Health Screening forms by July 15th of the year of admission. More details about the requirements can be found here (https://fhs.mcmaster.ca/healthscreening/firstyearstudents.html).  Specific details along with the forms to be completed will be provided to those students who are offered admission to the program.  In each subsequent year registered in the program, students must provide:  Annual TB screen; any outstanding documentation required for full clearance if granted provisional clearance in Year One; Updated BBV serologies if submitted serologies in Year One are more than three years old.

  • Basic Life Support Training for Health Care Providers

    As a condition of offer, incoming students are required to take a Basic Life Support Training for Health Care Providers course within the calendar year of the year of admission, and provide evidence of this to the MD office in the early summer (specific date will be provided to those receiving an offer of admission).
  • Police Records Check

    As a condition of offer, incoming students will be required to provide a Police Information Check including Vulnerable Sector Check, at their own expense.

    The Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine will review the files of any applicants who have presented a "Not Clear" Check to determine what action, if any, will be taken. For more information about obtaining a Police Information Check with Vulnerable Sector Check, please contact your local police agency.

    Those applicants receiving an offer of admission to the MD Program must provide their Police Check to the Health Sciences Professionalism Office by July 31st of the year of admission and by July 31st of each subsequent year registered in the program.

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