Clinical Research Training Program Admissions

As a student in the Clinical Research Training Program (CRTP) at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, you have the opportunity to gain exposure to clinical translational science within the largest hospital network in New York. This one year certificate program is ideal for post baccalaureate students interested in a career in science and/or health care or for individuals who are looking to further develop and explore their specific investigative interests such as residents, research fellows and other health care professionals in training.

How to Apply 

Applicants to the Program will need to submit a completed application along with:

  • Official transcript(s)
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement
  • Resume or CV
  • GRE, MCAT, or USMLE scores (GRE code 2464)
  • TOEFL scores if applicable (see instructions for foreign applicants)
  • $80 Application fee 

Application Deadlines & Decisions

Our admissions committee carefully reviews completed applications throughout the year for admissions to the upcoming Fall term. In addition, the program accepts applications for matriculation during the Spring I and Spring II term. Specific term deadlines are:

Fall:          July 1 for all Domestic Students
                June 1 for all Foreign Nationals

Spring I:   December 1 for all Domestic Students
                November 1 for all Foreign Nationals

Spring II:  March 1 for all Domestic Students
                February 1 for all Foreign Nationals

All applicants will be notified by email after their application has been reviewed.

Admissions Requirements for Foreign Students 

If you graduated from a foreign college or university and have completed an academic program equivalent to an American bachelor's degree, you may apply for admission to the Clinical Research Training Program. 

Applicants are required to have foreign transcripts translated into English by a certified foreign credential translation service (ex. WES, ECE, FIS). Please have both the translated documents and the original transcripts from your school sent directly to the:

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Clinical Research Education Program
One Gustave L. Levy Place, Box 1002
New York, NY 10029 

Please contact the program administration should you have any questions.

In addition, the TOEFL is required if your native language is not English and/or if your education was not conducted in English. We look for a computer test score of 250 or higher. If you received your first university degree in an English-speaking country, you may request an exemption from TOEFL.

If you are an accepted international student, you will need to get information on getting the appropriate Visa. Our International Personnel Office is able to help and can be reached at (212) 241-8300.