Application Process


Up to seven students are accepted on a competitive basis each year to the Clinical Neurophysiology Technology Program at Mayo Clinic's campus in Rochester, Minnesota. Classes begin in late August and coincide with the start of the fall semester at Rochester Community and Technical College.

How to apply

The program begins in August.

Your application and all supporting documentation must be received by Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences between Nov. 1 and Feb. 1 of the year you wish to begin classes. Admission status notification is mailed in early April.

Please read these instructions carefully before you begin the online application.

  1. Online application. After reviewing the instructions, proceed to the Application for Admission to submit your application. A nonrefundable $50 application fee is payable by credit card via the online application.

    • Complete sections 1 to 5.
    • Skip section 6 (professional licensing and registration).
    • For section 7, submit a one- to two-page (double-spaced) essay based on the questions listed on the application form using Microsoft Word. Upload your document into the application for electronic submission.
    • Click the Recommendations link. Read the instructions carefully to learn how your recommendation providers complete the process electronically via email. Recommendations submitted through any method other than on the electronic forms provided are not accepted.
  2. Provide the names and email addresses for three people as follows:

    • Work-related, such as a supervisor
    • Education-related, such as a teacher or counselor or adviser
    • Personal, such as a friend or pastor
  3. Supporting documentation. Submit these materials:

    • An official transcript from each high school, college or university you attended
    • Official results from college entrance examinations, such as the ACT, taken within the past two years
    • Results of Rochester Community and Technical College Accuplacer assessment

    Please send all of the required materials listed above to:

    1. Jan W. Buss, R. EP T., R.NCS.T.
      1. Mayo Clinic
      2. Siebens Building, Room 1016
      3. 200 First St. SW
      4. Rochester, MN 55905
  4. Interview. Applicants considered for an appointment are invited to Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., for a personal interview with the program director and selected faculty.
  5. Acceptance. Acceptance letters are mailed in early April. If you receive an acceptance letter, your reply is expected within 10 days.

    Your appointment to the program is dependent upon review of the Rochester Community and Technical College Accuplacer scores, successful completion of the program prerequisites, and compliance with the Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences admissions policy.

  6. Apply to Rochester Community and Technical College. Once you are accepted into the program, you must also apply for admission to Rochester Community and Technical College.
Feb. 02, 2018