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. In the cases where we accept unofficial documents, the unofficial document must be a copy of the original. If you are submitting an unofficial transcript, it must reflect all courses, grades, degrees awarded (if applicable), and the name of the institution must be clearly visible.

Some academic advising reports and degree audits do not contain all the necessary information so please review the document before submitting.

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. In the cases where we accept unofficial documents, the unofficial document must be a copy of the original. If you are submitting an unofficial transcript, it must reflect all courses, grades degrees awarded (if applicable), and the name of the institution must be clearly visible.

Some academic advising reports and degree audits do not contain all the necessary information so please review the document before submitting.

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 institution's 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.