Post-Baccalaureate Certificate

Larry-Johnson-235x300.jpgThe Post-Bac Certificate in Pre-Medical Studies provides returning students with a structure for pursuing the courses required for admission into medical schools and other health professions’ graduate programs.

The certificate provides a holistic approach in preparing the student academically through a combination of courses including both the natural and behavioral sciences and in multicultural competency. The certificate promotes a better understanding of how healthcare is impacted by social, educational, familial, racial, and gender dynamics.

Wright State’s Pre-Health Program offers highly motivated, mature, and service-oriented individuals the opportunity to study the sciences.  Therefore, preparing them to be a competitive applicant to medical schools and other professional programs.  Two paths of study are offered; 1) “Career Changers” needing two years of core studies in the sciences and 2) those already with a scientific background but seeking to “enhance” their academic credentials on more advanced topics in the biomedical sciences.

Special Program Features include:

  • Personalized, one-on-one advising and support
  • Customized program of study to meet requirements of specific health professional schools
  • Volunteer and research opportunities
  • Federal Financial Aid available to those who qualify
  • Comprehensive letter of recommendation written by the Pre-Health Program advisor, for those who complete the program.
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Full-time course work is recommended, part-time options are available

A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required for admission into the program. Financial Aid Eligibility is determined by each student’s individual financial aid profile. Students are encouraged to contact the Raider Connect office for more information regarding loans available to them.