Record Enhancement Programs

AAMC Post-baccalaureate Premedical Programs Database

The Association of American Medical Colleges' Post-baccalaureate Premedical Programs database enables you to search according to program type and other program characteristics.  This is the most comprehensive list of programs available.

The following list of programs is by no means complete, but included here are programs where some of our alumni have found success.  Most of them are also programs that have existed for some time. Additional programs are listed in our Post-Bac Programs: Record Enhancers handout (pdf).

Boston University Medical & Dental Enhancement Programs

The Master of Arts in Medical Sciences (MAMS) can be completed in one or two calendar years and includes a thesis component.

The Master of Arts in Medical Sciences (MAMS) Oral Health Sciences Track is designed specifically for students who wish to improve their credentials for dental school admission.As a MAMS Oral Health SciencesTrack student, you will take courses at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (BUGSDM) as well as courses offered through GMS at the School of Medicine.

In addition, optional course work is available in a variety of disciplines, including public health, health care management, mental health or clinical research, for both pre-med and pre-dental students.

George Squared

George Squared is a partnership between Georgetown and George Mason that prepares 70-80 students for health professions school in a 20 credit certificate program. The G2 program is located at the Science and Technology Campus of George Mason University in Manassas, VA.Students can enroll in an optional summer at Georgetown to complete a Masters degree.

Georgetown University

Since 1975, Georgetown University School of Medicine has conducted a special program leading to a Masters of Science degree in Physiology.  This program, called The Special Master's Program (The SMP), is tailored to college graduates who wish to strengthen their credentials for application to U.S. medical schools. The Georgetown Special Master's Program is the first and longest running program its kind.  Georgetown also offers the Georgetown Experimental Medical Studies Program for students from minority, disadvantaged and under-served populations, and whose disadvantaged circumstances have contributed to modest academic credentials.

Harvard University Extension School

As Harvard University’s primary resource for continuing education for a century, Harvard Extension School Health Careers Program offers an open and comprehensive academic curriculum, with courses and programs to meet the interests and needs of a diverse public. Introductory and advanced science courses are offered, mostly in the evening to accommodate working professionals.

Keck Graduate Institute

Keck Graduate Institute offers a number of post-bac program options, including a certificate and a master's degree. The program offers course work as well as extensive support on application preparation, including MCAT class, mock interviews, and visits to medical schools.

New York Medical College

New York Medical College's Graduate School of Basic Medical Sciences offers a traditional (two-year) and an accelerated (one-year) track.

University of Pennsylvania

The pre-health specialized studies program at the University of Pennsylvania’s College of Liberal and Professional Studies (LPS) give you access to an Ivy League education to bolster your academic credentials and update your knowledge of advanced topics in the biomedical science.

Rutgers - New Jersey Medical School Dental Scholars Program

The Dental Scholars Program is designed for students interested in applying to U.S. dental schools. The Dental Scholars Program leads to a graduate degree (Master of Science or Master of Biological Science) that can also be used as a qualification for other careers.

Rutgers - Robert Wood Johnson Master in Biomedical Science

The MBS Program at Rutgers - RWJ provides courses focusing on the basics of medical sciences, such as Anatomy, Physiology, Pharmacology, Microbiology & Immunology and Medical Biochemistry.  Other features include a Patient-Centered Medicine Seminar to round out the educational experience, and the opportunity for personal interaction with RWJ Medical School faculty. To complete the MBS degree, students are paired with faculty mentors to conduct their individual Capstone projects. Requires MCAT/GRE scores and two letters of recommendation.

Temple University Advanced Core in Medical Sciences Program

Temple ACMS students enroll in a full-time, 10-month program of graduate study taught by medical school faculty, with MCAT preparation for those who require additional prep. After successful completion of the Postbaccalaureate Premedical Program, students enter the MD Degree program at Temple University School of Medicine.  

Tulane University Masters in Human Genetics

The Hayward Genetics Center at Tulane University Health Sciences Center provides a One-Year Masters Degree Program in Human Genetics.  This program is designed to give graduates an in-depth understanding of the rapidly advancing field of human genetics and help prepare for careers in the health sciences.