Who can apply to be part of the Bilingual Medical Spanish (BMS) Distinction Track?
The BMS distinction track is only open to first-year medical students in the Tucson campus of the University of Arizona College of Medicine.
What level of proficiency (oral/aural) do I need to be accepted in the BMS distinction track?
Students interested in the BMS need to complete a computerized Spanish proficiency exam early in the fall semester (Year 01), and reach an ACTFL – Intermediate-High or above level of proficiency to be accepted in the program.
When should I apply?
Students interested in the BMS distinction track must complete this online application before 8/25/2017. After completing the application you will receive a message from the program inviting you to complete the Computerized Oral Proficiency Instrument (COPI) exam. Successful applicants will be invited to join the distinction track before 9/15/17.