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 application 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.

Learning Outcomes

  • Preparedness for admission to medical school and other health career programs, having completed the course requirements typically needed for entrance to these programs.
  • Satisfactory undergraduate preparation in calculus, physics, general and organic chemistry, and biology.

Admissions Information

For current admissions information, please visit the Metropolitan College website.

Certificate Requirements

The following 11 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 373 Principles of Biochemistry

Certificate students are eligible for advising assistance from the Pre-Professional Advising office in the College of Arts & Sciences.