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Which Pre-medical / Pre-health Program Is for Me?

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Program

Drexel Pathway to Medical School - DPMS

Interdisciplinary Health Sciences - IHS

Interdepartmental Medical Sciences - IMS

MS in Biomedical Studies - MBS

MS in Medical Science - MMS

Premedical Evening/Online Program PMED

Type

Linked to MD program

Record enhancing

Record enhancing

Record enhancing

Record enhancing

Career changer

Program Goals

Students excel in challenging graduate courses equivalent to 1st year of medical school; increase diversity of College of Medicine MD program, socioeconomically and ethnically; MCAT course if needed

Custom graduate curriculum prepares students for many health professions; intensive research experience; MCAT OR DAT etc. course included

Students excel in a challenging graduate curriculum equivalent to 1st year of medical school

Raise math/science GPA via a blend of advanced undergraduate and graduate science courses in year 1; excel in a challenging graduate curriculum equivalent to 1st year of medical school in year 2; MCAT course included

Students excel in a challenging graduate curriculum equivalent to 1st year of medical school; intensive research experience

Students excel in undergraduate prereq courses for medical and other health professional schools specifically designed for working professionals; MCAT course included

Degree/Cert./Instructional Mode

MS on campus

MS on campus; some online courses

MS on campus

MS on campus

MS courses on campus; research on campus or at other institutions

Certificate; 2 versions: 1) on campus, or 2) hybrid: online lecture/discussion plus on-campus labs

Length

1 year

2 years

10 months

2 years

2 years

17 months

Linkages/Affiliations

Acceptance to DPMS is a provisional acceptance to the DUCOM MD program, contingent upon meeting specific GPA and MCAT criteria during participation

Guaranteed interview upon meeting GPA and MCAT criteria: PCOM

Guaranteed interview upon meeting GPA and MCAT criteria: DUCOM, PCOM, RWJMS, VCOM

Guaranteed interview upon meeting GPA and MCAT criteria: DUCOM, PCOM, RWJMS, VCOM

Guaranteed interview upon meeting GPA and MCAT criteria: DUCOM, PCOM, VCOM, RWJMS

Potential interview upon meeting GPA and MCAT criteria for *DUCOM and *PCOM. Schools that accept hybrid coursework*

Application Requirements: standardized tests and GPA

Bachelor's degree; Prereq courses for medical school, GPA > 2.9, MCAT > 27th percentile

Bachelor's degree; Prereq courses for medical or other health prof. school, GPA > 2.5, MCAT > 20th OR GRE > 50th percentile

Bachelor's degree; Prereq courses for medical school, GPA > 3.0, MCAT > 70th percentile

Bachelor's degree; Prereq courses for medical school, GPA > 2.9, MCAT > 35th OR GRE > 60th percentile

Bachelor's degree; Prereq courses for medical school, GPA > 3.0, MCAT > 50th percentile

Bachelor's degree that does not include prereqs for medical/health prof schools; SAT, ACT, GRE OR MCAT > 60th percentile

 

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*DUCOM Drexel University College of Medicine; *PCOM Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine; RWJMS Robert Wood Johnson Medical School; VCOM Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine; *DesMoines University COM; *Ohio University COM, *Lincoln Memorial COM

 
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