The Medical Sciences Program in Bloomington is unique among the IU School of Medicine campuses in that it educates medical students seeking an MD as well as graduate and undergraduate students. Bloomington offers a Big 10 learning environment on an iconic campus.

With six major hospitals housing about 2000 beds, medical students in Evansville have access to physician educators in a range of medical specialties. An expanded residency program here will provide more than 100 new graduate medical education positions over the next few years.

The Fort Wayne campus offers clinical education in both rural and urban communities through two large hospital systems serving the region. A Student Research Fellowship Program offers med students nine weeks of summer research experience.

Students and faculty in Indianapolis benefit from close proximity to some of Indiana’s largest teaching hospitals and the Richard L. Roudebush Veterans Administration Medical Center. This campus offers medical education in the heart of one of the most progressive and economically healthy cities in the United States.

Muncie is the School’s only campus that’s located on hospital property, giving medical students a front-row four-year medical education with all the amenities that come with being located near the campus of Ball State University, a bustling college environment.

Located in a highly populated urban region just 25 miles from downtown Chicago, the Gary campus offers medical students unparalleled access to clinical care at 11 major teaching hospitals housing 2800 beds. An expanded residency program in Gary will accommodate more than 100 new graduate medical education positions.

IU School of Medicine-South Bend is located on the campus of Notre Dame, offering a rich campus life in a traditionally collegiate community. Students here gain clinical care experience at the Navari Student Outreach Clinic, and external funding for faculty research exceeds $2 million per year.

Known for its rural medical education program, IU School of Medicine-Terre Haute meets the increased need for physicians to serve rural communities throughout the state of Indiana and beyond. This unique four-year medical school program emphasizes primary care and other specialties of need in rural communities.

Located on the campus of Purdue University, the West Lafayette campus offers a Big Ten campus atmosphere and opportunities to supplement the MD curriculum with research experience in the collaborative labs and research centers here. This IU School of Medicine campus offers on-campus housing to med students.

Health Professions Program

Admissions Process for Histotechnology Associate Degree Program

Step 1: Complete the Application Pre-Screen.

Applicants should send a copy of all previous college or university transcripts (unofficial versions are accepted) by email to The program director will evaluate the applicant’s academic background and determine if he or she qualifies for admission to the program. After the candidate receives a pre-admission letter, (s)he can progress to Step 2. Note: Applicants typically wait to apply to the university until all program course prerequisites are finished (or in progress).

Step 2: Apply online at IUPUI Office of Admission.

Apply online through the IUPUI Office of Admissions. When completing the application, choose Histotechnology (Associate) as the planned major.

Applications for the Histotechnology Associates Program are accepted year round. Please see specific deadlines for submitting a complete application packet. Dual start dates are available: November 1 for Spring Enrollment; March 15 for Summer Enrollment. Capstone course (PATH-H 201) is typically offered only in the spring semester or summer term.

As part of the IUPUI application process, applicants must submit official copies of their prior college or university transcripts and pay an application fee. Transcripts previously submitted to IUPUI Office of Admissions cannot be used.

Step 3: Submit Supplemental Application Materials.

Email the requested supplemental forms to the Histotechnology Program —in one packet—after completing the online application to IUPUI. Applicants can also mail supplemental materials to the Histotechnology Program at 635 Barnhill Drive MS A128, Indianapolis, IN 46202.

Required Forms

  • Copy of Email confirmation from online application.
  • Personal Statement, which must include applicant’s interest and aspirations in Histotechnology and why the applicant should be considered for the program.
  • Letter of recommendation from applicant’s histology laboratory supervisor.
  • Letter of recommendation from a supervising pathologist of the laboratory where clinical education will occur.