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Post-Baccalaureate Programs

Prior to applying to medical or other professional schools, some students who already have their undergraduate degree may want to enhance their academic background by taking higher level, science courses to boost their GPA and strengthen their overall candidacy. Others may be interested in completing the necessary prerequisite courses if they are changing career paths. Students are able to participate in post-baccalaureate (post-bac) programs to meet these needs. For more information on post-bac programs, visit the National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions, Inc site. Below is a sampling of post-bac programs as well as some one-year graduate programs. Students should carefully read over the descriptions to determine if they are for enhancing one's application and/or for those changing careers. Any students interested in completing prerequisite courses for health professions programs can take those undergraduate classes at Elmhurst. Patterson Center staff are able to help you with further questions so stop by to schedule an appointment!

Association of American Medical Colleges Post-Baccalaureate Database

Boston University School of Medicine Masters in Medical Science

Case Western Reserve University Masters in Bioethics

Case Western Reserve University Masters of Science in Medical Physiology

Chicago Area Health Careers and Medical Program

Columbia University Masters of Science (Institute of Human Nutrition)

Cornell University Certificate in Health Studies

Dartmouth Medical School Masters of Science

Drexel University Professional Studies Programs

Duquesne University Post-Baccalaureate Program

Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine Post-Baccalaureate Program

Elmhurst College Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Biomedical Sciences

George Mason/Georgetown Universities Bioscience Degrees

Indiana University School of Medicine Masters in Medical Science

Lehigh University Masters in Health and Biopharmaceutical Economics

Loyola University Chicago Master of Arts in Medical Sciences

Montana State University Master of Science in Medical Sciences

NY College of Medicine-Accelerated Masters

Southern Illinois University School of Medicine Medical/Dental Prep Program

The Commonwealth Medical College Masters of Biomedical Sciences

University of California, San Francisco Masters of Science in Global Health

University of Northern Colorado Masters of Biomedical Sciences

Western University of Health Sciences Master of Science in Medical Sciences

Elmhurst College is not affiliated with any of these programs nor does the College have any say in their application process. Students apply and participate in these programs based on their eligibility, personal choice, and comfort level.

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