Mayo Clinic College of Medicine & Science
A rewarding career at Mayo Clinic starts here
At the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, you’ll discover a unique medical training environment of academic inquiry and scientific discovery with exceptional research and technological resources designed to help you achieve your highest academic and career goals. Our students learn from some of the most highly recognized professionals in their fields and benefit from training with the most advanced equipment for a practical, hands-on patient care experience.
Mayo Clinic has been training students to become successful allied health professionals for more than 100 years. And the Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences is dedicated to educating students who excel in academic achievement to provide the best care possible for their patients. Few academic institutions offer access to real-world instructors with such a depth of expertise and firm commitment to your success.
Why the Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences?
The School of Health Sciences provides an undergraduate education that goes far beyond what’s traditional with over 200 academic programs across 55 health science areas. Throughout your education, you’ll be a respected member of the health care team and make a difference before you even finish your program.
Mayo Clinic is at the forefront of health care discovery and innovation, and we bring that culture to the classroom to create an unparalleled health science education. With a low 11:1 student-faculty ratio, students achieve academic success in a rigorous and supportive environment. All students are immersed in Mayo Clinic’s multidisciplinary, collaborative model of care early and experience hands-on participation with both patients and researchers.
Making an impact after graduation
More than 22,000 School of Health Sciences alumni provide high-quality care at health care facilities throughout the world. Our programs teach not only the knowledge and skills of each profession but also interprofessionalism, patient-centeredness, altruism, and service excellence that distinguish Mayo graduates. Many graduates serve at Mayo Clinic locations in Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona; Jacksonville, Florida; Rochester, Minnesota; and at Mayo Clinic Health System’s many regional practices. Wherever they serve, our alumni are among the most accomplished, respected professionals in their fields. They’re proud of their training and lifelong connection to the Mayo Clinic.
“Our students benefit from learning in one of the most innovative and advanced medical practices in the world with dedicated educators committed to their success. We offer students the opportunity to enter health care careers in over 60 different disciplines or advance their careers by pursuing additional education.”
— Brad S. Karon, MD, PhD
Dean, Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences
Six Mayo Clinic hospitals holding a five-star rating, putting them in the top 7% of hospitals in the country | US Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 2023
Alix School of Medicine ranked #14 among the “Best Medical Schools for Research” | U.S. News & World Report, 2023
Alix School of Medicine ranked #14 among the “Best Medical Schools for Primary Care” | U.S. News & World Report, 2023
Rochester offers four seasons of recreation and is full of energy and advancement. Students enjoy the green space, variety of activities, family-friendly quality of life, and the nearby Twin Cities.
Under sunny skies for 300+ days a year, students take advantage of a great foodie scene, nightlife, live music, and extensive outdoor activities within a major metro area.
When students aren’t studying, they’re enjoying the vibrant art scene, jazz festivals, sports and recreation options, and 20+ miles of beaches provided by the largest city in Florida.
A Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences education is characterized by:
• Innovative allied health science programs that lead to rewarding careers
• A supportive, team-oriented environment in which to learn and grow
• Experienced faculty who are passionate about teaching and committed to your success
• Extraordinary clinical, educational, and research resources available to all students
• Teaching students to prepare for lifelong learning and self-development
• A commitment to increasing the diversity and cultural competency of learners and faculty
Through a holistic application review, the School of Health Sciences looks for characteristics like compassion, innovation, a desire for excellence, and a teamwork orientation. We believe these traits contribute to the best possible patient care experience. They’re important to us for many reasons, including the fact that many students are offered employment at Mayo Clinic upon graduation. Connect with us to discuss how your passions, past experiences, and career desires might make you an ideal candidate for admission.
The School of Health Sciences is a private institution with costs that look more like a public college or university. Check out our website today to see individual program costs that might surprise you—and financial aid opportunities to further strengthen the return on your education investment.
BY THE NUMBERS
• 1,800+ students
• 200+ programs
• 11:1 student-faculty ratio
• 572 core faculty members
• 80+ clinical rotations and internship opportunities
• 708 clinical faculty members
• 60+ residency and fellowship opportunities
• 307 publications featuring faculty work
• 22,000+ alumni
• Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (MN)
• Clinical Neurophysiology Technology (MN)
• Emergency Medicine Paramedic (MN)
• Histology Technician (AZ, FL, MN)
• MRI (MN)
• Radiography (FL, MN)
• Advanced Cardiovascular Sonography (MN)
• Cytotechnology (MN)
• Echocardiography (AZ, MN)
• Medical Laboratory Science (FL, MN)
• Nuclear Medicine Technology (MN)
• Orthoptic Program (MN)
• Radiation Therapy (MN)
• Radiography (MN)
• Respiratory Care (MN)
• Sonography (FL, MN)
• Surgical First Assistant (MN)
• Ophthalmic Assistant (MN)
• Phlebotomy (MN, AZ, FL)
• Pharmacy Technician (MN, AZ, FL, WI)
“Mayo Clinic has an attitude of excellence, positivity, and growth. It is the perfect environment to foster learning.”
“It is unlike any other college experience I have ever had. I’ve met many amazing patients and doctors; my classmates and instructors are awesome! Everyone goes out of their way to make sure you succeed.”
“One of my favorite things...would be the hands-on experience as students. We get to interact with patients from day one.”
“Mayo Clinic truly does place the needs of the patient first...I’ll never practice differently having seen those effects firsthand.”