Mayo School of Health Sciences accepts up to 20 candidates each year for the Surgical First Assistant Program on a competitive basis. The program begins in August.
How to apply
Applications and supporting documentation must be received before April 1 of the year the applicant wishes to begin classes. Additional documentation officially required upon appointment needs to be postmarked by June 15.
- Online application. Complete the online Application for Admission along with an essay and a minimum of two letters of recommendation. After you sign in to the ApplyYourself tool, select Application for Admission.
Official transcripts. Submit official transcripts to:
- Nicole A. Schiller
Mayo School of Health Sciences
Siebens Building, 11th Floor
200 First St. SW
Rochester, MN 55905
- Interviews. The selection committee carefully reviews each application. Individuals considered for an appointment are interviewed on campus by the committee.
- Acceptance. Appointment letters are mailed in late April. Replies are requested in two weeks.