Early Assurance and Other Special Academic Programs
Boston University offers several innovative programs that allow students to gain provisional admission to the Boston University School of Medicine, Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine, or the School of Public Health either at time of admission to the University or during the course of their undergraduate studies. In addition, the University offers a post-baccalaureate program for individuals who have previously earned their bachelor’s degree and are seeking to complete the academic pre-requisites for admission to health professions schools.
Seven-Year Liberal Arts/Medical Education Program
This highly successful program, and one of the oldest such programs in the nation, provides an outstanding medical education and shortens the overall period of study leading to the MD. It is a collaborative program between the College of Arts & Sciences and the Boston University School of Medicine.
Seven-Year Liberal Arts/Dental Education Program
This program, patterned after the Seven-Year Liberal Arts/Medical Education program provides an outstanding dental education and shortens the overall period of study leading to the DMD. It is a collaborative program between the College of Arts & Sciences and the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine.
Modular Medical Integrated Curriculum (MMEDIC)
This program is designed to integrate the liberal arts and basic medical sciences. The MMEDIC Program provides early acceptance to the School of Medicine for a limited number of students who have completed two years of their undergraduate study. It offers an integrated curriculum that incorporates medical-school related courses and enables students to enhance their transition to the curriculum at the School of Medicine.
BA/BS – Master of Public Health
The BA/BS – MPH dual degree program is a 5-year program offered jointly by Boston University’s College of Arts & Sciences (BA) or the Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences (BS) and the Boston University School of Public Health. This dual degree program enables qualified students to obtain their bachelor’s degree and a Master of Public Health degree at the School of Public Health in five years.
Post-baccalaureate Certificate in Premedical Studies
This certificate program permits individuals with bachelor’s degrees to pursue the course requirements for admission to medical school and other health career programs. It is administered through Metropolitan College, and students enrolled in the program are advised by the Assistant Dean for Premedical Studies.