Post Baccalaureate Premedical Program

This program is designed as an academic bridge for students who have completed a bachelor's degree and who intend to pursue a degree in the medical sciences including but not limited to: MD, DO, PhD, OD, DMD, DVM, DC, MA, and MS.

We offer the opportunity to take pre-requisite and advanced coursework as a specialized second bachelor's degree, the BMS, Bachelor of Medical Science.

Dominican's Post-Baccalaureate Premedical Program is appropriate both for students who have never before taken introductory natural science courses (career-changers) and for students who need to improve their grades in the science pre-requisites before applying to a professional program (career enhancers).

Admission Requirements

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 is requested.  

No MCAT scores, please.  We do not consider MCAT scores for our program.

We expect that students' MCAT scores do not represent their full potential and prefer to have them take the MCAT closer to the opening of the application cycle; after they have had the benefit of further coursework and MCAT studying.

Application Deadlines

  • Applications for FALL 2017 are due August 12, 2017: classes begin August 28, 2017

  • Applications for SPRING 2018 are due December 01, 2017:  classes begin January 10, 2018



Please use application below for both start dates and indicate your preferred start date on the application itself.

Applications must be complete including all transcripts by the due date in order to be considered. If you are accepted, you will be required to hold your place in the class with a non-refundable deposit. Students who are accepted but who do not deposit will not be guaranteed a place in the upcoming class.

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Financial Aid

Post Baccalaureate Premedical BMS Program
The pre-medical program is considered a Bachelor's Degree program. Students accepted into this program may receive aid in the form of federal loans if they qualify. There are no additional grants or scholarships available for this program.

Applying for Federal Stafford Loans
To apply for the federal Stafford loan, you must first complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application. 

The lifetime aggregate loan limits for undergraduate students are: $31,000 for dependent students and $57,500 for independent students. Once you have reached those amounts, you are no longer eligible to borrow Stafford loans as an undergraduate.

Private Loans
Students who need additional funds to meet their cost of attendance can apply for private education loans