Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Pre-Medical Studies

In conjunction with the College of Arts & Sciences, this certificate program permits those with bachelor’s degrees to pursue the course requirements for admission to medical school and other health career programs. Students are required to have at least a 3.3 undergraduate grade point average for admission to this certificate program.

Certificate Requirements

The following eleven courses make up the Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Pre-Medical Studies program. To earn the certificate, students must take a minimum of 8 courses as determined and approved in consultation with their Academic Advisors:

Calculus (choose one course)

  • CAS MA 121 Calculus for the Life and Social Sciences 1
  • CAS MA 122 Calculus for the Life and Social Sciences 2
  • MET MA 123 Calculus 1
  • MET MA 124 Calculus 2

Statistics (choose one course)

  • MET or CAS MA 113 Elementary Statistics
  • CAS MA 115 Statistics 1
  • CAS MA 116 Statistics 2
  • MET or CAS MA 213 Basic Probability and Statistics
  • MET or CAS MA 214 Applied Statistics

Physics (choose two courses)

  • MET or CAS PY 105 Elementary Physics 1
  • MET or CAS PY 106 Elementary Physics 2

General Chemistry (choose two courses)

  • MET or CAS CH 101 General Chemistry 1
  • MET or CAS CH 102 General Chemistry 2

Organic Chemistry (choose two courses)

  • MET or CAS CH 203 Organic Chemistry 1
  • MET or CAS CH 204 Organic Chemistry 2

Biology (minimum of two courses)

  • MET or CAS BI 107 Biology 1
  • MET or CAS BI 108 Biology 2
  • More advanced biology courses with advisor approval

Biochemistry (choose one course)

  • MET CH 421, CAS CH 421, or CAS BI 421 Biochemistry 1
  • MET or CAS CH 273 Principles of Biochemistry

Certificate students are eligible for assistance and letters of recommendation from the Pre-Medical Advising office in the College of Arts & Sciences.