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Postbaccalaureate Premedical Certificate

Interested in a career in health care? We are here to help you prepare!

American University's Postbaccalaureate Premedical Program offers premedical coursework taught by outstanding professors in small classroom settings, as well as in-depth one-on-one advising, and a supportive atmosphere to help you on your way. Whether you are changing your career or wish to strengthen your credentials, we invite you to explore what the AU Post-Bacc Program can offer.

The program prepares students to apply to health professional schools or advanced degree programs in:

  • medicine (MD or DO)
  • dentistry
  • veterinary medicine
  • podiatry
  • pharmacy
  • optometry
  • physician assistant
  • physical therapy
  • nursing
  • and others

Students in the program range from new college graduates to individuals switching careers. Each student finishes the program with a composite letter of evaluation, which can be sent to health professional schools along with individual letters of recommendation.