PRIME is a post-baccalaureate certificate (non-degree) program for students who need additional preparation to have a competitive application for MD or DO programs. It is offered by a top-40, tier-I research university and housed in a top-25 medical school, with a rich history of research and education. This program is designed for two types of students:
Career changers - students who have not yet completed all their pre-med requirements.
Academic enhancers - students who need to improve their undergraduate GPA and their foundation in key pre-med content.
Key features of this program include:
The PRIME program is highly flexible. To earn this certificate, students must complete at least 24 credit hours. Your program of study must be approved by the program director.
Each student will work closely with the program director to tailor the program to their needs. Based on previous coursework taken, some students may need to take more than 24 credit hours to complete the prerequisite courses for medical school and earn the PRIME certificate.
This program can be completed in 1-2 years, depending on your individual needs.
Classification: Baccalaureate College—General
Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999