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Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Medical Certificate Program

Complete professional school prerequisites to prepare for professional school entrance exams, as well as apply to a broad range of professional programs, including medical, dental, physician assistant and pharmacy schools.

Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Medical Certificate Program

As a ‘career-changing’ program, students accepted into Montana State’s Post Baccalaureate Pre-Medical Certificate program have earned a non-science bachelor’s degree and have often been employed prior to deciding to pursue a career in medicine or health care. Students who apply to health professional schools after completing the program have an acceptance rate of nearly 90%, well over national rates of acceptance. That includes applications primarily to medical schools, as well as dental, physician assistant, nurse practitioner, chiropractic, optometry and pharmacy. 

The program is offered through Montana State’s Health Professions Advising Office.







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Students in the Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Medical Certificate program who apply to health professional schools after completing the program have an acceptance rate of 90%, well over national rates of acceptance.





Admissions Requirements

Each program within the Graduate School at Montana State has its own particular requirements for admission, and the Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Medical Certificate program is not different. To ensure that you start your application on the right foot, please review the admissions requirements for thePost-Baccalaureate Pre-Medical Certificate program. This includes any additional deadlines that the Health Professions Advising department may have aside from the Graduate School, which does practice rolling admissions.