MEDPATH – Post Baccalaureate Program

The Ohio State University College of Medicine
Columbus, OH.
Type Test Preparation, Post-baccalaureate Program, Academic Enrichment
Deadline November 1, 2012


MEDPATH begins in August with a two-week science review and testing in biology, chemistry, and physics to determine the appropriate level of science courses each student should take during the academic year. Students are also provided with assessment and instruction in reading, writing, learning strategies, test-taking and problem solving.

Courses taken during the academic year (autumn and spring semesters, and summer term) include, but are not limited to, biochemistry, histology, genetics, physiology, medical terminology, medical ethics, pharmacology and/or microbiology. Facilitated review sessions are provided for the most challenging courses. Community service projects, a mentoring program, and professional development sessions are integral components of the Post Baccalaureate Program.

The final six-week summer component (Pre-Entry Program) consists of instruction in human gross anatomy, cross-sectional anatomy, neuroanatomy, and immunology.



Students who wish to be considered for referral to MEDPATH must satisfy the following criteria:

  • A minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale in the Science GPA (BCPM), All Other Courses GPA (AO) or Total GPA on the AMCAS Application;
  • A bachelor's degree by the start of the program;
  • United States citizenship or permanent resident status;
  • Completion of all pre-medical requirements including MCAT;
  • Strong non-cognitive characteristics including emotional maturity, character, sense of caring for others, communication skills, critical thinking and problem solving skills, and commitment to service.


More Information

Associate Director
, 370 West 9th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210
Phone: (614) 292-3161