Potential Students

The Georgetown PBPM program is designed for “career change” students and offers the following for qualified applicants:

  • Rigorous training in medical/dental pre-requisite laboratory sciences and math.
  • Co-matriculation with undergraduate students for all lectures and most labs.
  • The opportunity to be evaluated and receive a recommendation letter from the Pre-Health Committee (after completion of 30 credits at Georgetown University).
  • Assistance with obtaining volunteer clinical opportunities, research opportunities and information in the health field.
  • One-on-one advising and other academic support.
  • Eligibility to register with the Georgetown University Pre-Medical Society and Post-Bac Student Group.
  • Workshops and seminars on how to prepare for, apply to, and interview for medical school.
  • Commercial MCAT preparation course offered on campus or online and cost is now covered by tuition.
  • Financial aid advice and eligibility for federal Stafford loan and selected private loans.
  • Limited need-based scholarship awards are available and will be applied to the final semester of tuition:  these are not guaranteed at the point of admission.  
  • Linkage with the following Schools of Medicine:  Georgetown, George Washington, New York University, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and University of Pittsburgh

A typical successful applicant to the Post-Bac Pre-Med program*:

  • has an undergraduate gpa of at least 3.2
  • has at least a “B” or above in any science or math coursework taken as an undergraduate
  • understands and can articulate his or her motivation for entering the field of medicine
  • has tested his or her commitment to the field in volunteer, work, shadowing or other activities
  • needs to complete most or all of the pre-reqs for the relevant field and can reasonably complete 30 credits in our program
    • Please DO NOT apply to the program if you have completed at least three of your sciences elsewhere (for example if you have completed BIO I and II, Chem I and II and Physics I and II.)
  • has the support of a former professor, mentor, or other professional

*Please see the FAQs for more information.