Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Health Program

Program Description

The post-baccalaureate pre-medical & pre-health studies program is designed for students who have a bachelor’s degree and now wish to prepare for graduate study in the health professions such as medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine, physician assistant, pharmacy, physical therapy or occupational therapy. The post-baccalaureate pre-medical & pre-health studies program provides a coherent, individualized course of study that allows students to complete or retake the required science and social science courses to prepare for admission to a graduate program in the health field of their choice. Faculty work with each student to design the most appropriate course of study for the graduate program in which the student is interested. Courses for the program will be selected in close consultation with faculty advisors from disciplines in a variety of areas of study, primarily the natural sciences, mathematics, and social sciences. In addition to the pre-requisite courses needed for their desired graduate program, students in the program take Health Science Seminar, a one credit course designed to help students with the application process, from preparing the personal statement to interview tips and financial planning. There are also opportunities for internships in the health professions through the program.

Note: While some classes may be available in the evening, the program cannot be completed entirely at night.


 post-baccalaureate pre-health program tuition 2016-17
 tuition per credit
 tuition per 4 credits 

(classes are usually 4 credits each)
tuition per 8 credits 
tuition per 12 credits 
tuition per 16 credits 

Financial aid is available to students in the post-baccalaureate pre-medical & pre-health studies program in the form of federal student loans.

The first step is to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at  

Application Process

  • Submit an online application.
  • Provide official transcripts from all college-level schools attended.
  • Submit an essay. Instructions for the essay may be found here.

For Additional Information

  • Anne Glenn

    Chair, Coordinator for Health Sciences Major & Pre-Health Professions Advising, Coordinator for Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Medical & Pre-Health Studies Program
    School Extension 316.2234