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.

Curriculum

  • Total credit hours required for program completion: 27 Credit Hours (c.h.)
  • MCAT preparation courses incorporated at no additional charge

Coursework

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.

Choose either PMED 01210 or PMED 01220

Total Program Semester Hours: 27

Admissions Requirements

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.

  • $65 (U.S.) non-refundable application fee

  • 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
  • Essay

    • Topic: Describe your pathway toward medical school
  • Interview

    • Applicants will be contacted directly by the Faculty Admissions Committee to schedule the interview
  • Recommended submission of official MCAT test results

  • Foundation Courses

    • 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.

Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Summer 2018 05/23/2018 04/15/2018

Tuition & Costs

Rate Fees Per Semester Hour
$885 -- $885