The Graduate Anatomy degree at Tulane University is a unique multi-track program.

The Graduate Anatomy program at Tulane University School of Medicine is an international comprehensive program that caters to the future of biomedical science: education, research, preparation, and training. It is a unique program, the largest anatomy program of its kind anywhere in the US. There are 4 tracks that lead up to the award of a Master of Science degree, depending on the ultimate career goal of the applicant. Each track is unique in its own right and prepares graduates for a specific career pathway. You can compare all 4 tracks side by side in a comparison chart by clicking here or by using the website menu of links in the top left of this page to navigate to the Curriculum page. The graduate program is very successful is guiding students along their selected track and the success rate for graduates being placed in professional programs or career employment after completion of their degree is high. Explore our webpages and see for yourself what we have to offer. Welcome to our community!


What are the academic requirements?

Applicants to the Graduate Anatomy program should have or be about to complete an undergraduate degree in any discipline, have a GPA of 3.0 on a four-scale, and a GRE score of 310. An MCAT score of 28, a DAT score of 16, or a GAMSAT score of 75 can be used instead of a GRE score. These requirements are waived for applicants with an MD degree. For international students, a TEFL score of 72 is required. Applicants to the MD-MS program must be Tulane medical students, with minimum course grades of 80%.

International applicants

International applicants are welcome to apply to these programs. Program information in other languages is currently available in the following languages:



Master of Science in Anatomy

Master of Science in Clinical Anatomy

Master of Science in Anatomy Research



Master of Science in Anatomy Research

Department of Structural and Cellular Biology,

Tulane University School of Medicine,

1430 Tulane Ave-8649, New Orleans, LA 70112


Department Website:

Ms. Lucy Goodwin,

Program Coordinator,

Tel: 504-988-5255, email:


Ms. Shannon Dawsey,

Program Manager, email:


Program Director:

Dr. Rajunor Ettarh, MD PhD