Required Transcript Policy

To be considered for admission to MUSC, applicants are required to submit OFFICIAL transcripts
from ALL prior institutions, with the following program-specific exceptions:

Degree Program Transcripts Required
Doctor of Dental Medicine Transcripts for coursework must be sent to AADSAS. Transcripts for coursework in
progress at the time of application must be sent to MUSC upon matriculation into the
program.
Doctor of Pharmacy Transcripts for coursework must be sent to PharmCAS. Transcripts for coursework in
progress at the time of application must be sent to MUSC upon matriculation into the
program.
Doctor of Philosophy in Biomedical Sciences  Transcripts from each post-secondary school attended are required. MUSC will review
applications with either unofficial or official transcripts, however, official transcripts must
be received by matriculation.
Doctor of Medicine and
Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD)
College of Medicine does not require transcripts. College of Medicine uses the verified
information from AMCAS and all applicants are required to send official transcripts to
AMCAS.
Doctor of Physical Therapy Transcripts for coursework must be sent to PTCAS. Transcript for coursework in
progress at time of application must be sent to MUSC upon matriculation into the
program.
Doctor of Occupational Therapy  Transcripts for coursework must be sent to OTCAS. Transcript for coursework in
progress at time of application must be sent to MUSC upon matriculation into the
program.
Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing Science Transcripts for coursework must be sent to NursingCAS. Transcript for coursework in
progress at time of application must be sent to MUSC upon matriculation into the
program.
Post BSN and Post MSN to Doctor of Nursing Practice (APRN) Transcripts for coursework must be sent to NursingCAS. Transcript for coursework in
progress at time of application must be sent to MUSC upon matriculation into the
program.
Doctor of Health Administration All degree-bearing transcripts
Master of Biomedical Sciences  Transcripts from each post-secondary school attended are required. MUSC will review
applications with either unofficial or official transcripts, however, official transcripts must
be received by matriculation. 
Master of Science in Clinical Research Highest degree-bearing transcript.
Master of Science in Dentistry  Highest degree-bearing transcript (DDS or DMD). 
Master of Science in
Physician Assistant Studies
Transcripts for coursework must be sent to CASPA.Transcripts for coursework in
progress at time of application must be sent to MUSC upon matriculation into the
program.
Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology Transcripts for coursework must be sent to CSDCAS. Transcripts for coursework in
progress at the time of application must be sent to MUSC upon matriculation into the
program.
Post-MSN Certificate in Psychiatric Mental Health   Transcripts for coursework must be sent to NursingCAS. Transcript for coursework in
progress at time of application must be sent to MUSC upon matriculation into the
program.
RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Transcripts for coursework must be sent to NursingCAS. Transcript for coursework in
progress at time of application must be sent to MUSC upon matriculation into the
program.
All other programs Transcripts from all prior institutions must be sent to MUSC before an application will be considered complete. Transcripts for coursework in progress at the time of application must be sent to MUSC upon matriculation into the program. We require transcripts from each post-secondary school you've attended. This includes dual degree credit you may have received in high school.

Sending Transcripts to MUSC

To expedite the application process, we encourage the electronic delivery of transcripts.  

Electronic Transcripts
Electronic transcripts should be sent directly to oesadmis@musc.edu from your institution or using
your institutions secure delivery partner.

Paper Transcripts
Official transcripts can be sent directly to the Office of Enrollment Management. If you are sending an
official transcript that you received from your registrar's office, it must remain in the original, sealed
envelope. 
Transcript Mailing Address
MUSC
Enrollment Management
45 Courtenay Drive
MSC 203
Charleston, SC 29425-2030

Final Transcripts
Final transcripts showing completion of work-in-progress and/or degree awarded must be sent to
Enrollment Management and must be received no later than the end of the first semester of your
enrollment. Failure to do so will result in your disenrollment at MUSC.

International Transcripts
Academic records from foreign institutions must be provided in English and must be certified or
validated as true by a university or government official. Most programs at MUSC require that
transcripts be evaluated by professional agencies and submitted to MUSC in unopened envelopes
showing the equivalency of work completed outside the United States.The following websites
provide more information about international transcript evaluation agencies: 
www.wes.org
www.ierf.org.

Transcript Retention
Should you not be accepted, transcripts submitted to MUSC will be retained for a period of one year
to assist you in reapplying. After one year, transcripts are destroyed and official copies must be
resubmitted.

Special Waivers
Transcripts from institutions where the applicant did not earn a degree may be waived with special
approval if the coursework was taken more than 20 years ago, and the applicant is applying to a
program that requires a bachelors degree. If you meet the above requirements, you may submit a
petition for a transcript waiver to oesadmis@musc.edu. This is not a guaranteed waiver.