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Pre-Health / Post-Baccalaureate Program of Study


Pre-Health Post-Baccalaureate Program of Study


Preparation Track

This program is designed for students who have a bachelor’s degree in a non-life-science area and need to obtain the prerequisite science coursework for application to a health program. The preparation track is flexible to allow for variations in requirements of health care-related programs.

Core of Required Courses

• General biology with lab

• Cell biology

• General chemistry with lab

• Clinical experience. Student is required to complete a minimum of 100 hours of clinical shadowing and/or volunteer experience.

• Elective course choices. Students choose a minimum of 17 hours to match necessary prerequisites for healthcare program of interest. Program faculty and staff work with students to help select courses they need to gain admittance into the program of their choice.

Enhancement Track

This program is designed for students who have unsuccessfully applied to a health professional school and are looking for an opportunity to enhance his/her academic credentials. 

Core of Required Courses

• Clinical experience. Student is required to complete a minimum of 100 hours of clinical shadowing and/or volunteer experience

• Elective course choices. Students choose a minimum of 24 hours to match necessary prerequisites for healthcare program of interest. Program faculty and staff work with students to help select courses they need to gain admittance into the program of their choice.


Curriculum requirements and course descriptions are subject to changes with each catalogue.



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Learn how the pre-health post-baccalaureate program helped Kim Mournighan gain admission into a top medical school.

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