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Northeast's Master of Science in human anatomy & physiology instruction (HAPI) is designed for individuals who want to enrich their careers and help shape future leaders of healthcare. In assessing applicants, Northeast looks for individuals who demonstrate the potential to succeed in the rigorous HAPI program, including the exhibition of strong communication skills, integrity and professionalism.

Requirements for Admission.

Applicants must meet at least one of the following five criteria:

  1. Have earned a professional degree (MSN, M.D., D.O., D.C., DVM, or other similar advanced clinical degree) awarded by an accredited institution; or
  2. have earned a master's degree in a related field from an accredited institution; or
  3. demonstrate significant anatomy and physiology teaching experience in an undergraduate college/ university setting; or
  4. demonstrate successful completion of the anatomy and physiology course sequence of an advanced clinical degree; or
  5. demonstrate successful completion of a graduate certificate program in anatomy and physiology (minimum 12 credits).

An earned cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale is desired.

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To be considered for transfer credit:

  • Coursework to be transferred must have been completed within five years of the transfer date.
  • A course must be equivalent in content and credit hours to the Northeast course for which credit is sought.
  • The student must have earned a grade of "C" or higher, and not have used the course to meet entrance requirements.
  • Courses must have been taken at the professional or graduate level.
  • Applicants must obtain and complete an application for transfer credit and wait for an evaluation.

An offer of transfer credit, if accepted by the candidate, is not subject to further negotiation after transfer to Northeast.

In consultation with appropriate department heads and faculty, the appropriate academic dean or director may grant transfer credit under exceptional or unusual circumstances that vary from the parameters defined above. Credit will not be given for life experience.

No more than 50 percent of credits can be accepted for transfer.

Northeast welcomes applications from international candidates. International applicants must meet the same entrance requirements as U.S. citizens and must additionally provide the following:

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I feel like I’m so much stronger now as a teacher because of what I have learned through the Human Anatomy & Physiology Instruction program. Whatever direction my journey takes me, I will be better prepared and a better teacher because of this experience.

Erika Martinez
(M.S. ’19)
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