Post-Baccalaureate Premedical Certificate
This program is designed for students who wish to pursue a career in medicine, osteopathy, dentistry, optometry, veterinary, chiropractic, or podiatry.
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About the Program
The specific program of study will be individualized to meet the student’s needs based on previous academic experience and professional goals. Students who have already completed a baccalaureate degree in a non-science major and who decide to pursue a career in a medical profession must return to school to complete the premedical science/math prerequisites. The University of Hartford has established a Post-Baccalaureate Premedical Professions program with these individuals in mind.
Students who complete at least 30 credits of undergraduate science/math course work at the University of Hartford and obtain a 3.0 or better GPA with no grade below a B– will be awarded a Post-Baccalaureate Premedical Professions Certificate and will be eligible for an interview and letter of evaluation for application to medical professional school from the Premedical Professions Advisory Committee. Students who complete at least 16 credits (four 4-credit lab science courses) and obtain a 3.0 or better GPA with no grade below a B– will be eligible for an interview and letter of evaluation.
Please make sure that both "Part-Time/Adult Undergraduate" and "Post Bacc Pre Med" options are selected during the application process to avoid delays in processing your application. Contact Kellie Westenfeld with specific questions.
To Request Your Certificate
Students due to complete their program of study should consult with their advisor and submit the form below.
Students should apply in:
- June for a September completion
- October for a December completion
- February for a May completion.