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About the Engineering & Medicine (EnMed) Option

EnMed will be Texas A&M University's innovative engineering medicine option at Houston Methodist Hospital, developed to educate a new kind of physician who will create transformational technology for health care. Part of Texas A&M College of Medicine's M.D. program and the College of Engineering, EnMed will be an integrated educational and research degree option with a focus on innovation and entrepreneurship. This new type of medical education will prepare professionals with the clinical skills to diagnose symptoms and treat patients, along with the engineering mindset to solve problems, invent new technologies and rapidly move these innovative ideas to practice in patient care.

Admissions Process for the EnMed Option

Eligibility Requirements

  • A baccalaureate in engineering from an accredited institution in the U.S. and/or its territories
  • U.S. citizenship or U.S. Permanent Residency (Green Card Holders)
  • Texas Resident preferred
  • An outstanding academic record
  • An above average MCAT performance
  • Research experience (preferably engineering research)
  • Letters of evaluation (at least one letter from an engineering faculty member). For M.D./Ph.D. applicants, at least one letter must be from a research mentor

* By state mandate, enrollment of non-Texas residents may not exceed 10%.


Application and Admissions Process

  • Applicants must complete the TMDSAS application and pay the required fees
  • Applicants must complete the COM Secondary Application and indicate interest by checking the M.D.-Plus Engineering and Medicine (EnMed) option and adhering to all application requirements
  • Applicants must complete the EnMed Supplemental Section of the Secondary Application
  • The COM Admissions Committee screens applicants for suitability to the M.D. program
  • Qualified applicants must Interview with the College of Medicine M.D. program to be considered for admission
    • Interviews for the M.D. program are conducted on Thursdays over a 20-week period beginning in July and ending in mid-December. Applicants are scheduled to interview individually for 30 minutes with two members of the admissions committee and/or guest faculty interviewers.
  • After interviews, the COM Admissions Committee deliberates, rates, and ranks candidates.
  • Offers of acceptance to the M.D. program are extended beginning November 15 and on rolling basis through December 31, followed by the medical school match on February 1 for Texas residents. Offers to non-Texas residents can begin on October 15 and continue on a rolling basis thereafter.
    • Prospective EnMed applicants interested in the Masters in Engineering are considered after acceptance to the College of Medicine
      • If accepted to the M.D. program, prospective EnMed applicants must complete the M.D. Plus Application by March 1, and then interview with the College of Engineering faculty in the program of interest between March and April
      • Students accepted to the Masters in Engineering (ME) program begin their course of study after completing year three of the medical school curriculum. After successful completion of the ME, students resume year four of the medical school curriculum.
    • Prospective EnMed students interested in the Ph.D. must apply to the M.D./Ph.D. program via the AMCAS Application
      • Students accepted to the M.D./Ph.D. program begin their course of study towards the Ph.D. after completing year three of the medical school curriculum. After successful completion of the Ph.D., students resume year four of the medical school curriculum.

Contact Admissions

8447 State Highway 47
Bryan, TX 77807-3260
Office (979) 436-0237
Fax (979) 436-0097
admissions@medicine.tamhsc.edu