Pre-Medical and General Science Studies

This certificate provides a structured, academic preparation for post-baccalaureate students planning to apply to health professional programs including medical, dental, veterinary, nursing, pharmacy, physician assistant, and physical therapy, among others.

Financial aid available.


This program is perfect for…

  • Students changing careers whose undergraduate major did not require necessary math and science classes to apply
  • Students who want to improve their GPAs to help their application stand out in the admissions process
  • Students who want to prepare for the MCATs
  • Those wanting to study on a part-time or full-time basis to meet scheduling needs

What you can learn.

  • Courses in general and organic chemistry and biochemistry
  • Courses in biological sciences
  • Courses in math and statistics
  • Courses in physics

Certificate requirements

This certificate requires completion of twelve transfer-credit (XL) courses, totaling at least 48 units. Nine of the twelve XL courses must be chosen from the four core disciplines of:

  1. Chemistry
  2. Ecology and Evolutionary Biology; Life Sciences; Microbiology Immunology and Molecular Genetics; Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology; Integrative Biology and Physiology
  3. Mathematics and Statistics
  4. Physics

Students choose at least one course in each of the four discipline areas. The remaining three may be transfer-credit (XL) courses in other science, humanities, or social sciences disciplines. 

Choose at least nine of the twelve courses from the four core discipline groups below: 


Group 3 - Math/Statistics
Choose at least one course from the list below.

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*The Application & Candidacy fee establishes your candidacy in the program for a period of time covering normal progress toward completion and may allow you to access a variety of program benefits. See our website or speak to a program representative for more information about candidacy and program benefits.

Internships Available
Visa Requirement Applicable
VA Benefit Eligible
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**Federal Financial Aid Gainful Employment Disclosures

The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges and universities to disclose certain information for any financial aid eligible program that, “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation”. This information includes program costs; occupations that the program prepares students to enter; occupational profiles; on time completion rate; and for the most recent award year: the number of students who have completed the program, the number of students who complete the program within the estimated duration, the job placement rate, and the median Title IV and private loan debt incurred by those who complete the program. For gainful employment information for this program, visit our Financial Aid page.

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