All students must meet the general admission requirements of Dyson College. While admission to the program does not require an undergraduate degree in science, students must have completed the following:
- one year of college-level general biology
- one year of college-level general chemistry
- At least one semester of college-level organic chemistry
- one year of college-level physics and mathematics recommended, but not required
It may be possible to complete some of the prerequisites after admission to the program. The GRE and some requirements may be waived for applicants with substantial work experience.