Post-Bacc Programs Fact Sheet

How much do you know about Post-Bacc Programs?

Did you know there are several different kinds designed to assist:

  1. Students wishing to change careers and have not yet completed the courses required for medical or dental school
  2. Students wishing to enhance their academic record, as they have taken the requisite courses, but need to improve their GPA to be competitive
  3. Students from underrepresented groups in medicine or from educationally or economically disadvantaged backgrounds

Some programs may even provide a second degree, certificate or Master’s degree, while others offer direct acceptance into an associated medical school if requirements are met.

To learn more, check out our Post-Bacc Fact Sheet.

Not only does it discuss general admissions requirements, but it offers an initial list of Post-Bacc Programs to help you with your search & direct you to other resources.

Professional School Fair

This Wednesday is the big day! Don’t miss the Professional School Fair, Wednesday, March 25th, 10am-2pm in the Grand River Room. Capture

Following the fair, there will be a presentation on Osteopathic Medicine & the AACOMAS Application for 2015 by Gina Moses, Associate Director of Recruitment and Application Services for AACOM.  This presentation will be held from 3-4:30pm in 2263 Kirkhof.

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Masters of Bioethics – Case Western Reserve University

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Case Western University in Cleveland, OH offers a Masters in Bioethics. 

An MA in Bioethics can be helpful in gaining admission to professional or graduate schools.  For students who are unclear about their career choice, this program is helpful as it allows for exploring different paths by taking electives across the University, as well as interacting with interdisciplinary faculty, including physicians, lawyers, social scientists, and philosophers.  This program focuses on providing students with an insider’s view of ethics in the field through clinical rotations and practicums.  The theoretical foundations discussed in class are enriched by experiences at hospitals and small group discussions.

Case Western Reserve University also offers a variety of joint degree opportunities that may be of interest, including programs with law, medicine, nursing, social work, and public health. The knowledge and experience gained through the Bioethics program can enrich your understanding of difficult issues as you continue the pursuit of an MPH, MSW, MD, JD, or PhD.

Click here for more information about the MA in Bioethics.