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Career Changers: Career changer post-bacc programs are listed below in this section. These post-baccaluareate programs are tailored towards applicants who have not taken the pre-requisite courses for medical, pharmacy, physician assistant and other health professional schools, as part of their undergraduate education and are looking to complete these pre-requisites in preparation for these schools. Generally, the individuals entering these programs have a non-science background and have decided to pursue medicine after completing college.  To learn more about which post-bacc program is the ideal fit for you, contact us today at 1(888) 839 – 9997 or info@admissionshelpers.com for a free 20 minute consultation!

Institution: Rutgers University New Brunswick Postbaccalaureate Prehealth Program
Minimum GPA Required for Admission: 3.2
Standardized Test Required: MCAT/DAT
Application Requirements:
– Official Transcripts
– Copy of standardized test score
– Applicants must have some recent experience in the medical/dental field at the time of application.  This can include volunteer work, shadowing, or paid employment.
– Applicants must submit a minimum of one (maximum of 2) letters of recommendation from professors, employers, and/or shadowing/volunteer experiences.
– Applicants should have recent community service experience at the time of application.  This can include, but is not limited to, volunteer work in a medical setting.
Prerequisite Courses: Pre-Calculus and Expository Writing or equivalent
Admission Deadline: December 13th
Phone Number: 732-445-5667
Website: http://ow.ly/xobAx
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Institution: William Paterson University of NJ Postbaccalaureate Premedical Program
Standardized Test Required: No test required
Application Requirements: $50 non-refundable application fee
Email Address: waldburgerc@wpunj.edu
Phone Number: 973-720-2486
Website: http://ow.ly/xtfmR
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Institution: Adelphi University Certificate in Basic Sciences for Health Professions
Minimum GPA Required for Admission: 3.25
Standardized Test Required: ACT/SAT
Application Requirements:
– Completed University College application and fee
– 3 Letters of recommendation (1 from academic setting, 1 from work/volunteer organization highlighting leadership skills, 1 from personal referee highlighting interest in medicine)
– Official Transcript
– Copy of standardized test score
– Essay
Email Address: rschwartz@adelphi.edu
Phone Number: 516-877-3140
Website: http://ow.ly/xtfxr
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Institution: Columbia University Postbaccalaureate Premedical Program
Minimum GPA Required for Admission: 3.0
Success Rate: 90%
Standardized Test Required: TOEFL/SAT/ACT/GRE/GMAT/LSAT
Application Requirements:
– Completed application form (online/paper application)
– $80 non-refundable application fee
– Official copy of high school transcript showing the date of graduation
– Official copy of the college transcript, showing the award of the bachelor’s degree
– Official transcripts of work at all other colleges, professional schools, or universities attended, whether before earning the bachelor’s degree or subsequently.
– Copy of standardized test score
– An essay of approximately 500 words
– Not have applied to medical school within the past two years
– Have not taken the MCAT
Linkage Program: Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (Medical School for International Health in collaboration with Columbia University Medical Center), Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New Jersey Medical School (UMDNJ), New York Medical College, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (UMDNJ), State University of New York at Brooklyn School of Medicine (Downstate), Stony Brook School of Medicine, Trinity College School of Medicine (Dublin, Ireland), The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Weill Cornell Medical College
Admission Deadline: June 15th, November 1st, April 1st
Start Date: Fall Term, Spring Term, Summer Term
Email Address: postbac@columbia.edu
Phone Number: 212-854-7961
Website: http://ow.ly/xtfNr
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Institution: Post-Baccalaureate Premedical Program at Hofstra University
Minimum GPA Required for Admission: 3.0
Application Requirements:
– $70 non-refundable application fee
– Completed application form
– Personal Statement
– Official Transcripts
– 1 letter of reference
Admission Deadline: Rolling Admission
Start Date: Fall Term, Spring Term, Summer Term
Email Address: premedpostbach@hofstra.edu
Phone Number: 516-463-4900
Website: http://ow.ly/xtgl4
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Institution: Manhattanville College Post Baccalaureate Pre-Health Professions Program
Minimum GPA Required for Admission: 2.5
Standardized Test Required: No test required
Application Requirements:
– 1 letter of recommendation
– Personal statement
– PBPH Application
– Official transcripts
Admission Deadline: April 1st, May 1st
Start Date: Summer Enrollment, Fall Enrollment
Email Address: postbacc@mville.edu
Phone Number: 914-323-5446
Website: http://ow.ly/xtgtF
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Institution: NYU Postbaccalaureate Prehealth Studies Program
Minimum GPA Required for Admission: 3.0
Success Rate: 90%
Standardized Test Required: No test required
Application Requirements:
– Personal Information
– Personal statement (approximately 350 words)
– Resume
– Short essays
– Official transcripts from all undergraduate institutions attended
– One letter of recommendation from a recent supervisor or professor who can speak to your work abilities and personal qualities.
– $80 application fee
Prerequisite Courses: Pre-Calculus
Linkage Program: NYU School of Medicine, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, SUNY Stony Brook University School of Medicine, SUNY Downstate College of Medicine, George Washington University School of Medicine, Tulane University School of Medicine
Admission Deadline: July 1st, October 1st, April 1st
Start Date: Fall Entry (September), Spring Entry (January), Summer Entry (May)
Email Address: postbacc@nyu.edu
Phone Number: 212-998-8160
Website: http://ow.ly/xtgHW
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Institution: Stony Brook University Post-baccalaureate Pre-Health Program
Minimum GPA Required for Admission: 3.3
Success Rate: 84.20%
Application Requirements:
– Print and complete the application for admission
– Write a personal statement: In 500 words or less, describe how this program connects with your career goals.
– Submit the $90 non-refundable application fee
– Submit an updated copy of your resume.
– Arrange to have your sealed, official transcripts (from all schools attended) sent to you, the student. Please be sure not to open the transcript.
– ALL OF THE REQUIRED MATERIALS MUST ALL BE SENT TO SPD TOGETHER IN ONE (1) PACKAGE (ENVELOPE).
– Complete and return the Immunization Form (PDF) to the Student Health Service.
Linkage Program: Stony Brook’s School of Medicine
Admission Deadline: May 1st, November 1st
Start Date: Fall Admission, Spring Admission
Email Address: prehealth@stonybrook.edu
Phone Number: 631-632-7080
Website: http://ow.ly/xtgRq
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Institution: The City College of New York Program In Premedical Studies
Minimum GPA Required for Admission: 2.8
Success Rate: 65% – 70%
Standardized Test Required: No test required
Application Requirements:
– The Program in Premedical Studies Post-Baccalaureate Application.
– 2 Letters of recommendation
– Current Resume
– Personal Statement
– Official Transcripts
Admission Deadline: August 1st, December 1st, May 1st
Start Date: Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Summer Semester
Email Address: premedical@sci.ccny.cuny.edu
Phone Number: 212-650-6622
Website: http://ow.ly/xth1A
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Institution: University of Rochester Post-baccalaureate Pre-medical Program
Minimum GPA Required for Admission: 3.0
Standardized Test Required: SAT/ACT/GRE
Application Requirements:
– $60 non-refundable application fee
– Completed application form
– 1-2 page essay
– Description of any volunteer work/employment in healthcare setting
– Official transcripts
– 2 letters of recommendation (one letter from academic setting)
– Copy of standardized test score
– A brief statement concerning your past experiences in math and science courses.
– Current Resume
Admission Deadline: April 1st, March 1st
Start Date: Fall Semester, Summer Semester
Email Address: postbac@mail.rochester.edu
Phone Number: 585-275-4559
Website: http://ow.ly/xthdA
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Institution: Cleveland State University Post-Baccalaureate Program
Prerequisite Courses: Calculus
Linkage Program: Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED)
Admission Deadline: Rolling Admission
Email Address: postbacPP@csuohio.edu
Phone Number: 216-687-9321
Website: http://ow.ly/xthke
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Institution: John Carroll University Pre-Medical Post-Baccalaureate Program
Minimum GPA Required for Admission: 3.0
Standardized Test Required: No test required
Application Requirements:
– A statement of purpose
– 2 letters of recommendation with recommendation cover sheet
– Completed application form
– Official Transcripts
Prerequisite Courses: College-level Calculus
Email Address: klee@jcu.edu
Phone Number: 216-397-4491
Website: http://ow.ly/xulDX
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Institution: Northeastern State University Postbaccalaureate Prehealth Certificate Program
Minimum GPA Required for Admission: 3.0
Standardized Test Required: SAT/ACT/GRE
Application Requirements:
– Official Transcripts
– Current Resume
– Completed application form
– Copy of standardized test score
Email Address: prehealth@nsuok.edu
Phone Number: 918-449-6474
Website: http://ow.ly/xulJz
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Institution: Bryn Mawr College Postbaccalaureate Premedical Program
Minimum GPA Required for Admission: 3.3
Success Rate: 98%
Standardized Test Required: SAT/ACT
Application Requirements:
– 2 Personal Statements (one about your reasons for wishing to become a physician and another about yourself; one page length each)
– Official transcripts
– 2 Letters of recommendation (one from academic setting; another one from supervisor/advisor)
– $50 Application fee
– Copy of standardized test score
– Current resume
Linkage Program:
– Boston University School of Medicine
– Brown Alpert Medical School
– Dartmouth Geisel School of Medicine
– Drexel University College of Medicine
– George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
– Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine
– Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
– Mount Sinai School of Medicine
– Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
– SUNY Downstate College of Medicine
– SUNY at Stony Brook School of Medicine Health Sciences Center
– Tulane University School of Medicine
– University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
– University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey — Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
– University of Michigan Medical School
– University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
– University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
– University of Rochester School of Medicine
– Weill Cornell Medical College
Admission Deadline: February 6th
Start Date: Summer Semester
Email Address: postbac@brynmawr.edu
Phone Number: 610-526-7350
Website: http://ow.ly/xulVx
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Institution: Drexel University College of Medicine Office of Professional Studies in the Health Sciences Evening Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Medical (PMED) program
Minimum GPA Required for Admission: 3.0
Standardized Test Required: SAT>1000; ACT>21
Application Requirements:
– $35 non-refundable application fee
– Completed application form
– Official Transcripts
– 1-page personal statement
– Copy of standardized test score
– 2 letters of recommendation
Prerequisite Courses: English Literature and Behavioral Sciences (Psychology, Sociology or Philosophy)
Linkage Program: Drexel University College of Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine, The Edward Via College Virgina College of Osteopathic Medicine
Admission Deadline: May 15th, August 15th
Start Date: Summer Term, Fall Term
Email Address: medicalsciences@drexelmed.edu
Phone Number: 215-762-4692
Website: http://ow.ly/xum3w
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Institution: Duquesne University Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Medical Program
Minimum GPA Required for Admission: 3.0
Standardized Test Required: SAT/ACT
Application Requirements:
– Official Transcripts
– Evidence of care giving experiences, including volunteer work
– Experience in a health-care setting (either paid or volunteer)
– A realistic understanding of the demands of the profession
– 2 letters of recommendation
– $40 non-refundable application fee
– Copy of standardized test score
– Current Resume
Linkage Program: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine
Admission Deadline: April 30th, October 15th
Start Date: Fall Semester, Spring Semester
Email Address: postbacpremed@duq.edu
Phone Number: 412-396-6335
Website: http://ow.ly/xumd9
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Institution: LaSalle University Postbaccalaureate Premedcial Certificate Program
Minimum GPA Required for Admission: 3.0
Standardized Test Required: No test required
Application Requirements:
– Official Transcripts
– 2 letters of recommendation, preferable from academic setting
– 1-page personal statement
– Current Resume
Linkage Program: Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Start Date: Summer Semester, Fall Semester
Email Address: seitchik@lasalle.edu
Phone Number: 215-951-1248
Website: http://ow.ly/xumiB
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Institution: Penn State Brandywine Accelerated Postbaccalaureate Medical Sciences Certificate
Minimum GPA Required for Admission: 3.0
Standardized Test Required: No test required
Application Requirements:
– Personal Statement
– Volunteer work or related experience in the healthcare field (at least 100 hours)
– Official Transcripts
– 3 letters of reference
– Current Resume
– $35 non-refundable application fee
– Completed application form
Prerequisite Courses: Calculus
Linkage Program: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Admission Deadline: Rolling Admission
Start Date: January
Email Address: bw-ce@psu.edu
Phone Number: 610-892-1306
Website: http://ow.ly/xumq7
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Institution: Temple University School of Medicine Basic Core In Medical Science (BCMS) Post Baccalaureate PreMedical Program
Minimum GPA Required for Admission: 3.3
Standardized Test Required: SAT/ACT
Application Requirements:
– $50 non-refundable application fee
– Volunteer experiences
– Personal statement
– Interview (by invitation)
– 3 letters of recommendation
– Current Resume
– SGPA Calculator
– Copy of standardized test score
– Official Transcripts
Linkage Program: Temple University School of Medicine
Admission Deadline: March 1st
Start Date: Mid May
Email Address: postbac@temple.edu
Phone Number: 215-707-3342
Website: http://ow.ly/xumxO
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Institution: The Pennsylvania State University Post-Baccalaureate Premedical Certificate Program
Minimum GPA Required for Admission: 3.0
Standardized Test Required: SAT>1100; ACT>24; GRE>1100
Application Requirements:
– $50 non-refundable application fee
– Official Transcripts
– 2 letters of recommendation (at least 1 from academic setting)
– Current Resume (please include your email address)
– Current Resume (please include your email address)
– Volunteer experience in the community or in a health care setting preferred
Admission Deadline: April 1st, June 1st
Start Date: Summer Enrollment, Fall Enrollment
Email Address: keh273@psu.edu
Phone Number: 814-865-7620
Website: http://ow.ly/xumH8
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Institution: Thomas Jefferson University Postbaccalaureate Pre-Professional Program
Minimum GPA Required for Admission: 3.2
Standardized Test Required: SAT/ACT/GRE
Application Requirements:
– Completed online application
– 2 letters of recommendation (1 from academic setting)
– Official Transcripts
– Copy of standardized test score
– Current Resume/CV
– $75 non-refundable application fee
Linkage Program: Jefferson Medical College
Admission Deadline: March 1st, June 1st
Start Date: Summer (1 year accelerated); Fall (2 year)
Email Address: jcgs-info@jefferson.edu
Phone Number: 215-503-4400
Website: http://ow.ly/xumNB
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Institution: University of Pennsylvania, LPS Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Health Program (Pre-Health Core Studies)
Minimum GPA Required for Admission: 3.0
Standardized Test Required: SAT/ACT/GRE
Application Requirements:
– Completed application
– Current Resume
– $70 non-refundable application fee
– Application essays
– Unofficial Transcripts
– 2 letters of recommendation from professional/academic associates, or an employer
– Copy of AMCAS application, if you have previously applied to medical school
– Copy of standardized test score
Linkage Program: Drexel University College of Medicine, George Washington University School of Medicine, Jefferson Medical College, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine, The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Admission Deadline: July 15th, November 15th, April 1st
Start Date: Fall Admission, Spring Admission (Specialized Studies Only), Summer Admission
Email Address: cardy@sas.upenn.edu
Phone Number: 215-898-1684
Website: http://ow.ly/xun0m
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Institution: West Chester University Pre-Medical Program
Minimum GPA Required for Admission: 3.2
Application Requirements:
– Official Transcripts
– 2 letters of recommendation
– Current Resume
– 2-3 page autobiography
– A current photo
Linkage Program: Drexel University School of Medicine, Penn State University College of Medicine, Temple University College of Medicine, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Arcadia University M.S. In Physician Assistant Studies
Admission Deadline: January 15th, September 15th
Start Date: Fall/Summer Admission, Spring Admission
Email Address: pmed@wcupa.edu
Phone Number: 610-436-2978
Website: http://ow.ly/xun9N
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Institution: Carson-Newman College Postbaccalaureate Program
Minimum GPA Required for Admission: 3.0
Standardized Test Required: No test required
Prerequisite Courses: Algebra and Trigonometry
Linkage Program: Southwest Baptist University, University of St. Augustine
Admission Deadline: June 15th
Email Address: stkarr@cn.edu
Phone Number: 865-471-3252
Website: http://ow.ly/xuney
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Institution: University of Virginia Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Medical Program
Minimum GPA Required for Admission: 3.25
Success Rate: 92%
Standardized Test Required: SAT/ACT/GRE
Application Requirements:
– Completed online application
– 2 letters of recommendation (one faculty reference; one work related/volunteer reference)
– Official Transcripts
– Copy of standardized test score
– A current resume reflecting education as well as work and volunteer experiences
Linkage Program: George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Admission Deadline: September 1st
Start Date: Summer Admission
Email Address: bab7g@virginia.edu
Phone Number: 434-982-5288
Website: http://ow.ly/xunm3
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Institution: Bennington College Post Bac Program
Minimum GPA Required for Admission: 3.0
Success Rate: 95%
Standardized Test Required: No test required
Application Requirements:
– Current Resume
– $60 non-refundable application fee
– Two letters of recommendation, one of which must be from a professor with whom you have studied.
– Official transcripts from all colleges you have attended.
– Official transcripts from all high schools you have attended if you earned a college degree within the last five years.
Admission Deadline: April 1st
Start Date: June (Summer Term), Fall Term, Spring Term
Email Address: fsourdiffe@bennington.edu
Phone Number: 802-440-4885
Website: http://ow.ly/xuntb
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Institution: University of Vermont Post-Baccalaureate Premedical Program
Minimum GPA Required for Admission: 3.2
Success Rate: 90%
Standardized Test Required: ACT/SAT/GRE
Application Requirements:
– Completed application form
– $50 application fee
– Current resume
– Personal statement
– Official Transcripts
– 2 letters of recommendation (at least one from academic reference)
– Copy of standardized test score
Linkage Program: University of Vermont College of Medicine, University of Vermont Masters Entry Nurse Practitioner Program, University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine, University of New England Physician Assistant Program, Franklin Pierce Physician Assistant Program, Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Admission Deadline: November 1st, January 15th, March 15th, June 1st, Rolling admissions for fall entry after June 1st
Start Date: Spring Term, Priority Consideration Summer Term, 1st review for Fall Term|2nd Summer Review, 2nd Fall Review
Phone Number: 800-639-3210
Website: http://ow.ly/xunIB
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Institution: Seattle University Postbaccalaureate Premedical Program
Minimum GPA Required for Admission: 3.0
Standardized Test Required: GRE/GMAT/MAT
Application Requirements:
– Completed application form
– Official Transcripts
– Copy of standardized test score
Prerequisite Courses: Pre-Calculus: Algebra, Pre-Calculus: Trigonometry, Demonstrated completion of high school chemistry or one quarter of college chemistry
Admission Deadline: March 1st, November 10th, February 1st
Start Date: Fall Quarter, Winter Quarter, Fall Quarter 2014
Email Address: prehealth@seattleu.edu
Phone Number: 206-296-2500
Website: http://ow.ly/xuo5O