Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Medical

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If you already hold an undergraduate degree in a science discipline and are interested in pursuing a career in medicine, then the Post-Baccalaureate in Pre-Medical program may be ideal for you. Enabling you to enhance your existing academic record by completing pre-medical courses, this innovative program prepares you to successfully apply to medical, dental, osteopathic, or health professional school.

Designed for students who require all or most of the basic pre-medical courses, this program offers one-on-one advising, tutoring, success coaching, and other academic support services.

Program Objectives

Designed to enhance and build on your previous academic record through additional pre-medical course work, this post-baccalaureate program covers concepts in biology, chemistry, physic, and calculus. You will have the opportunity to tailor your learning experience by choosing from optional electives in human anatomy and physiology, microbiology, genetics, cell biology, biochemistry, epidemiology, and statistics. As a result of your learning experience, you will be well equipped to apply to medical, dental, osteopathic, or a health professional school.


Please note: The College of Professional Studies undergraduate programs will operate on a semester academic calendar in fall 2016. Read more...

Students who started this program prior to Fall 2015 should follow the curriculum reflected on their manual degree audit, which can be obtained by contacting their academic advisor.

Required Courses (33 s.h.)

MTH 2100 Calculus 1 3 s.h.
MTH 2105 Calculus 2 3 s.h.
MTH 2310 Statistics for the Behavioral and Social Sciences 3 s.h.
BIO 1100 Principles of Biology 1 3 s.h.
BIO 1101 Principles of Biology 1 Lab 1 s.h.
BIO 1200 Principles of Biology 2 3 s.h.
BIO 1201 Principles of Biology 2 Lab 1 s.h.
CHM 1100 General Chemistry 1 3 s.h.
CHM 1101 General Chemistry 1 Lab 1 s.h.
CHM 1200 General Chemistry 2 3 s.h.
CHM 1201 General Chemistry 2 Lab 1 s.h.
PHY 1200 Physics 1 3 s.h.
PHY 1201 Physics 1 Lab 1 s.h.
PHY 2200 Physics 2 3 s.h.
PHY 2201 Physics 2 Lab 1 s.h.

Required minimum credit hours: 33 s.h.

Additional Optional Courses:

BIO 1600 Human Anatomy and Physiology 1 3 s.h.
BIO 1601 Human Anatomy and Physiology 1 Lab 1 s.h.
BIO 1700 Human Anatomy and Physiology 2 3 s.h.
BIO 1701 Human Anatomy and Physiology 2 Lab 1 s.h.
CHM 2110 Organic Chemistry 1 3 s.h.
CHM 2111 Organic Chemistry 1 Lab 1 s.h.
CHM 2200 Organic Chemistry 2 3 s.h.
CHM 2201 Organic Chemistry 2 Lab 1 s.h.
BIO 3100 Biochemistry 3 s.h.
BIO 3101 Biochemistry Lab 1 s.h.
BIO 2500 Genetics and Molecular Biology 3 s.h.
BIO 2501 Genetics and Molecular Biology Lab 1 s.h.

Students should check with the school(s) of their choice to determine whether there are other requirements. Additional work in biology, the behavioral sciences, or research experience may be recommended by different schools.

Admissions Requirements

Below are the official Admissions Requirements for this program.

Student Profile

Who Will Your Classmates Be?

The Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Medical Program is designed for working professionals, recent graduates, or career changers who hold a bachelor’s degree and wish to pursue a career in medicine, dentistry, or another health profession. The goal of the program is to prepare graduates for successful application to medical, dental, osteopathic, or health professional schools.

Career Outlook

Put Your Degree to Work

Demand for physicians, particularly general and family practitioners, continues to be strong. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of physicians is expected to grow much faster than the average for all occupations. Job opportunities should be very good, particularly in rural and low-income areas. Further, the Bureau also reports that job prospects for dentists are good, with employment projected to grow faster than the average—reflecting the need to replace the large number of dentists who are expected to retire.

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