The Master of Science in perfusion technology prepares graduates for a professional career as advanced perfusionists and leaders in education, research and clinical specialization.
The professional phase of the program:
- Includes coursework and clinical fieldwork
- Is completed at Rush University and its affiliated clinical sites
- Takes approximately 21 months to complete
Master of Science in Perfusion Technology Program Admission Requirements
The Master of Science in perfusion technology program is rigorous and several prerequisite courses must be completed prior to entry into the program.
Graduates of the program will be qualified to sit for the certification examination of the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion.
Any changes in the student's planned program for admission require written approval by the department chair.
Admission to the program is on a competitive basis. Student selection is based on factors such as:
- Grade point average (GPA)
- Consistency of academic performance
- Course work completed, including required program prerequisite courses
- Interpersonal abilities
Additional Admissions Information for Prospective Applicants
To be considered for the Master of Science in perfusion technology degree program, all applicants must:
Application Materials Required
- Completed application with a $40.00 nonrefundable application fee. You may apply online.
- Official transcripts from all institutions of higher education attended.
- Three letters of recommendation.
- Submit TOEFL scores, if required.