Post Baccalaureate Program

Carson-Newman University
Jefferson City, TN.
Type Test Preparation, Post-baccalaureate Program, Academic Year Program
Deadline June 15, 2016


As a C-N Post Baccalaureate student, you will be able to take advantage of features already in place in our program. A close personal relationship with your academic adviser A full range of courses including gross anatomy with cadavers A required shadowing experience in your career choice A videotaped interview before our committee with follow-up sessions The committee composite letter of recommendation to support your application Computerized practice MCAT exams with follow-up sessions Regular workshops on both the short interview and writing the short essay.


Ideally, applicants will have a ‘B’ or better average in their undergraduate work, will have a sound math background in algebra and trigonometry, and will be strongly motivated to enter the health care field. To obtain the Post-Baccalaureate Health Pre-Professions Certificate, students must complete a minimum of 6 lab science courses at C-N with a ‘B’ average, have a shadowing experience in their career choice, and interview before the C-N Health Professions Committee. This intensive program is designed to be completed in 12 to 24 months by full time students (taking a minimum of 12 semester hours). It is primarily geared toward the student who has a non-science degree or those who seek career changes requiring additional science courses for admission.

More Information

Director of Health Pre-Professions
Dr. Steve Karr
, 1646 Russell Ave.
Jefferson City, TN 37760
Phone: (865) 471-3252
Fax: (865) 471-3578