Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Medical

Degree:
Location: Boston

Why Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Medical ?

If you are interested in the medical field and applying to a graduate medical, dental, osteopathic, veterinary, physician assistant, nursing or physical therapy program, the Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Medical certificate program can help you gain the credentials you need to get there.

If you already hold an undergraduate degree and are interested in pursuing a career in the medical field, then the Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Medical certificate program may be ideal for you. Enabling you to enhance your existing academic record by completing pre-medical courses, this innovative program prepares you to successfully apply to a medical, dental, osteopathic, veterinary, physician assistant, nursing, physical therapy, or other program. With a foundation at Northeastern, you will be prepared for success in your graduate program.

Designed for students who require all or most of the basic pre-medical courses, or students who want to re-take courses they previously have done poorly in. This program offers one-on-one advising, tutoring, success coaching, and other academic support services to support you along the journey to a career in the medical field.

Note: To receive a certificate, students are required to successfully complete 8 of the courses below (with labs) here at Northeastern University. To receive a committee letter, students must complete at least four course series of the following five course series, and the associated labs, here at Northeastern University: Principles of Biology 1 and Principles of Biology 2, General Chemistry 1 and General Chemistry 2, Organic Chemistry 1 and Organic Chemistry 2, Physics 1 and Physics 2, and/or Biochemistry and Genetics and Molecular Biology. For more information on requirements for the Committee Letter, please go to: https://undergraduate.northeastern.edu/prehealth/applying/prehealth-requirements/committee-letter-requirements/


What you'll study

General Requirements

Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Medical General Requirements

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:

Mathematics

MTH 2100 - Calculus 1
3.00
MTH 2105 - Calculus 2
3.00
MTH 2310 - Statistics for the Behavioral and Social Sciences
3.00
 

Biology

BIO 1100 - Principles of Biology 1
3.00
BIO 1101 - Lab for BIO 1100
1.00
BIO 1200 - Principles of Biology 2
3.00
BIO 1201 - Lab for BIO 1200
1.00
BIO 2100 - Microbiology
3.00
BIO 2101 - Lab for BIO 2100
1.00
BIO 2300 - Cell Biology
3.00
BIO 2500 - Genetics and Molecular Biology
3.00
BIO 2501 - Lab for BIO 2500
1.00
BIO 3100 - Biochemistry
3.00
BIO 3101 - Lab for BIO 3100
1.00
BIO 1600 - Human Anatomy and Physiology 1
3.00
BIO 1601 - Lab for BIO 1600
1.00
BIO 1700 - Human Anatomy and Physiology 2
3.00
BIO 1701 - Lab for BIO 1700
1.00
 

Chemistry

CHM 1100 - General Chemistry 1
3.00
CHM 1101 - Lab for CHM 1100
1.00
CHM 1200 - General Chemistry 2
3.00
CHM 1201 - Lab for CHM 1200
1.00
CHM 2110 - Organic Chemistry 1
3.00
CHM 2111 - Lab for CHM 2110
1.00
CHM 2200 - Organic Chemistry 2
3.00
CHM 2201 - Lab for CHM 2200
1.00
 

Physics

PHY 1200 - Physics 1
3.00
PHY 1201 - Lab for PHY 1200
1.00
PHY 2200 - Physics 2
3.00
PHY 2201 - Lab for PHY 2200
1.00
 

Psychology

PSY 1100 - Foundations of Psychology
3.00
 

Did you know?

Employment of physicians and surgeons is projected to grow 14 percent from 2014 to 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations (Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2015).

Did you know?

The median annual wage for for Physicians and Surgeons was $208,000 per year in 2015 (Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2015).

Commitment

Full-Time
Part-Time

Entry Terms

Fall
Spring
Summer

Meets F-1 Visa Requirements

No


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