Application Process


Up to six students are accepted each year on a competitive basis for the Cytotechnology Program. The program begins in July.

How to apply

Your application and all supporting documentation must be received before March 1 of the program year. The application cycle generally opens in mid-November.

  1. Online application. Complete the online Application for Admission. After you sign in to the ApplyYourself tool, select Application for Admission.
  2. Supporting documentation. Submit these materials:

    • Transcripts
    • Letters of recommendation
    • Personal essay

    Send the required materials that are not completed online, as well as any transcripts not sent directly to Mayo School of Health Sciences, in one envelope to:

    • Program Director — Cytotechnology Program
      • Mayo School of Health Sciences
        Siebens Building, Fifth Floor
        200 First St. SW
        Rochester, MN 55905
  3. Interviews. The selection committee carefully reviews each application. Individuals considered for an appointment are invited to Mayo Clinic's campus in Rochester, Minnesota, for an in-person interview.
  4. Acceptance. Appointment letters are mailed in early April. Your reply is expected within 14 days.
March 05, 2015