INCREASE IN NUMBER OF CADIOVASCULAR SURGERIES FROM 2014-2040
The MSCVP program at LTU is built on partnership with Comprehensive Care Services Inc. (CCS), a recognized leader for providing exceptional perfusion and autotransfusion services to medical centers across North America. Students will receive rigorous perfusion education and training with access to leading edge laboratories, simulation suites, and abundant clinical rotation opportunities across the country.
CCS operates advanced simulation laboratories where the LTU students will train. Students will utilize the CCS simulation lab to practice various techniques and demonstrate competencies.
CCS is one of the largest perfusion service companies in the United States, and provides services in more than 200 hospitals in 20 states. CCS will also provide students with clinical rotations and its staffers will act as adjunct LTU professors for the program.
The new application cycle opens on August 1, 2023 and closes February 1, 2024.
The MSCVP program uses a rolling admissions process. Applications received are reviewed and decisions made at regular intervals during the admissions cycle. Maturation into the MSCVP program occurs in the fall semester. Applications received are first reviewed by the Admissions Office for completeness and referred to the MSCVP Program Director to determine eligibility for applicant interviews. Final acceptance into the MSCVP Program is determined by the Program Director. Decisions on acceptance are made until the maximum enrollment for each class is reached. Candidates are encouraged to submit a completed application early in the admissions cycle.
Preferred Applicants to the MSCVP program may possess qualifications from either of these two options:
Bachelor degree from an accredited college or university and/or
The applicant's cumulative grade point average (GPA) will be calculated using grades from the entire undergraduate degree program of study. A minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale is required for admission to the MSCVP program.
A Bachelor degree from an accredited college or university and successful completion of each of the following university courses with a minimum grade of B (GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale):
In order to be considered for admission to the MSCVP program, applicants must submit documentation of the following:
Accepted candidates must show documentation of meeting the following specific health requirements prior to matriculation into the program:
Any costs associated with meeting the unique health requirements for admission are the responsibility of the student.
Internationally educated applicants must satisfy the program-specific admission requirements and submit a credential assessment and proof of English language proficiency. Only certified copies or original of these documents will be accepted. All documents submitted for MSCVP application purposes (transcripts, credential assessments, English language assessments) become the property of LTU and cannot be returned after the application process is completed.
LTU requires a credential assessment to verify the credentials of international and internationally educated applicants. The credential evaluation can be obtained from World Education Services (WES): 212-966-6311 or visit www.wes.org . Applicants are advised to contact the LTU’s Admissions Office before using any other Credential Assessment Service.
For applicants whose first language is not English, language proficiency must be demonstrated by one of the following methods: