Temple University Post-Baccaulaureate

This web site provides information for applicants to the College of Science and Technology (CST) Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Health Program. For the Lewis Katz School of Medicine (LKSOM) Post-Baccalaureate Premedical Program, click here

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The CST Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Health Program is for students planning to apply to medical school or other health professional schools: dental, physician assistant, veterinary. Successful applicants to this program have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 and above, a documented history of service, knowledge of the health career profession and strong letters of recommendation.The CST Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Health Program offers two tracks, one for college graduates who have not taken the required science courses; Basic Core in Health Science (BCHS) and one for students who possess a background in science; Advanced Core in Health Science (ACHS).

The CST Post-Baccalaureate Admissions Committee will complete a holistic review of each applicant to the program, including the application, personal statement, complete academic history, standardized test exams, reference letters, and resume/CV. Additional consideration will be given for healthcare experiences, community service activities, evidence of intellectual curiosity, educational or environmental disadvantaged status, groups underrepresented in medicine and those who have demonstrated exceptional service through the military, Peace Corps, Teach for America and AmeriCorps. An in-person interview (by invitation only) is required to be considered for admission in the Program.

(Photo:CST and LKSOM pre-health postbaccalaureate students at the kickoff colloquium given by School of Medicine Dean Larry Kaiser)

Both programs provide instruction from outstanding faculty, world-class resources, personalized advising and formal preparation for the appropriate entrance examinations. Students learn in customized classes to maximize their academic experience. The programs are housed in the CST and LKSOM at Temple University.




Questions? Email cst.postbac@temple.edu  Thank you for your interest.


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