Post-Baccalaureate in Advanced Premedical Studies at CMSRU
The Post Baccalaureate in Advanced Premedical Studies at CMSRU is a flexible academic enhancement program offered through Cooper Medical School of Rowan University (CMSRU) and Rowan Global. Courses are led by expert faculty and build upon the knowledge base of the premedical core sequence from an undergraduate degree, incorporating high-level problem solving and teamwork. Students will engage in a fast-paced hybrid curriculum that combines online sessions with active learning modalities, augmenting the learning skills they will need in order to excel in medical school. MCAT preparation is included, with particular attention paid to the new competencies tested in MCAT 2015. Focused advising and professional development occur throughout the program, including the medical school application process. A certain percentage of students in the program may be eligible for acceptance into the upcoming class at CMSRU.
Total credit hours required for program completion: 27 Credit Hours (c.h.)
MCAT preparation courses incorporated at no additional charge
Foundation Courses (Pre-requisites)
The following undergraduate courses must be taken at an accredited institution prior to matriculation in the Post Baccalaureate in Advanced Premedical Studies at CMSRU program: 2 semesters (8 credits) of Biology with labs, 2 semesters (8 credits) of Chemistry with labs. In addition, the following undergraduate coursework is recommended prior to admission: 2 semesters (8 credits) of Organic Chemistry with labs, 2 semesters (8 credits) of General Physics with lab.
Note: The courses listed above are not official and are subject to change. For an official list of available courses please visit the Rowan Global section tally.
The following is a list of items required to begin the application process for the program. There may be additional action or materials required for admission to the program. Upon receipt of the materials below a representative from the Rowan Global Admissions Processing Office will contact you with confirmation or indicating any missing items.
Bachelor's degree (or its equivalent) from an accredited institution of higher learning
Official transcripts from all colleges attended (regardless of number of credits earned)
Current professional resume
Minimum undergraduate cumulative GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale)
Three letters of recommendation
Letters of recommendation should be from professional administrators and include information, which attests to applicant's ability to pursue a graduate degree
Letters should be from a previous professor or academic advisor
Topic: Describe your pathway toward medical school
Applicants will be contacted directly by the Faculty Admissions Committee to schedule the interview
Recommended submission of official MCAT test results
Eligible applicants must have successfully completed the following undergraduate foundation courses at an accredited institution:
Biology (Lab): 2 Semesters (8 Credits)
Chemistry (Lab): 2 Semesters (8 Credits)
Start Dates & Application Deadlines
The chart below details available entry terms for the Post-Baccalaureate in Advanced Premedical Studies at CMSRU program as well as corresponding application deadlines. Submitting the Application Form is only the first step to beginning the admission process. All of the required materials listed above must be received on or before the application completion deadline for your desired entry term to be considered for admission to that term. We encourage you to complete the application form and begin submitting your materials at least one month before the deadline indicated.
Tuition & Costs
Per Semester Hour
Note: This rate applies to academic year 2017/2018 and is subject to change.