The Office of Professional Studies in the Health Sciences at Drexel University College of Medicine has established the Evening Post-Baccalaureate Premedical program to prepare individuals who wish to pursue a career in the health professions. This unique program allows an individual with a non-science baccalaureate degree the opportunity to continue his or her current career while working during the evenings to prepare for medical, veterinary, dental, podiatric, chiropractic, or other allied health professional schools. Changing careers is often a very difficult decision for individuals to make. This program will help candidates to transition into a new career by allowing them to maintain their current position while completing the pre-requisite coursework for application to health professional schools.
A student applying to the program must have a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in the United States. Admission into the program is quite competitive because of the limited number of seats. Applicants are accepted on a rolling admissions basis. An applicant should have a minimum combined SAT score of 1000 or ACT score of 21 and a minimum undergraduate grade point average of 3.00. For those individuals far removed from the college years, additional factors, or other more recent coursework, will be considered. Applicants to the program should have at least 6 credits of coursework in English literature and the behavioral sciences (psychology, sociology, or philosophy), as that is a requirement for admission into most health professional schools. The opportunity exists within the program to acquire these courses if a student without these courses is accepted . A strong understanding of algebra and trigonometry is a pre-requisite for the program. Calculus will also be beneficial.
Please contact the program administrator for more details on dates and deadlines.
Office of Professional Studies in the Health Sciences, Mail Stop 344, Room 4-104 NCB
Philadelphia, PA 19102