Pre-Medical Studies, Post-Baccalaureate Undergraduate Certificate

If you already hold an undergraduate degree in a science discipline and are interested in pursuing a career in medicine, the the Postbaccalaureate in Premedical certificate may be ideal for you. Enabling you to enhance your existing academic record by completing premedical courses, this innovative program prepares you to successfully apply to a medical, dental, osteopathic, nursing, or other program to prepare for a career in a health professional field. 

Designed for students who require all or most of the basic premedical 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 premedical course work, this postbaccalaureate certificate covers concepts in biology, chemistry, and physics.  You will have the opportunity to tailor your learning experience by choosing from optional electives in human anatomy, microbiology, genetics, cell biology, immunology, endocrinology, biochemistry, statistics, emergency medical technician (EMT) basics, and calculus. As a result of your learning experience, you will be well equipped to apply to medical, dental, osteopathic, or a health professional school. 

Complete all courses listed below unless otherwise indicated.

Students should check with the school(s) and programs of their choice to determine which courses they need to apply for admittance.  Additional work in biology, the behavioral sciences, clinical experience, or research experience may be recommended by different schools. 

Required Courses

Complete at least eight of the following:30-64
Mathematics
MTH 2100Calculus 13
MTH 2105Calculus 23
MTH 2310Statistics for the Behavioral and Social Sciences3
Biology
BIO 1100
and BIO 1101
Principles of Biology 1
and Lab for BIO 1100
4
BIO 1200
and BIO 1201
Principles of Biology 2
and Lab for BIO 1200
4
BIO 2100
and BIO 2101
Microbiology
and Lab for BIO 2100
4
BIO 2300Cell Biology3
BIO 2500
and BIO 2501
Genetics and Molecular Biology
and Lab for BIO 2500
4
BIO 3100
and BIO 3101
Biochemistry
and Lab for BIO 3100
4
BIO 1600
and BIO 1601
Human Anatomy and Physiology 1
and Lab for BIO 1600
4
BIO 1700
and BIO 1701
Human Anatomy and Physiology 2
and Lab for BIO 1700
4
Chemistry
CHM 1100
and CHM 1101
General Chemistry 1
and Lab for CHM 1100
4
CHM 1200
and CHM 1201
General Chemistry 2
and Lab for CHM 1200
4
CHM 2110
and CHM 2111
Organic Chemistry 1
and Lab for CHM 2110
4
CHM 2200
and CHM 2201
Organic Chemistry 2
and Lab for CHM 2200
4
Physics
PHY 1200
and PHY 1201
Physics 1
and Lab for PHY 1200
4
PHY 2200
and PHY 2201
Physics 2
and Lab for PHY 2200
4
Psychology
PSY 1100Foundations of Psychology3

Program Requirement

30-64 total semester hours required