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Programs

St. Matthew’s offer a range of medical education programs designed to kick-start your journey towards a successful medical career.

Explore our Medical School Programs

We are proud to offer a range of programs designed to help aspiring medical professionals achieve their goals. Whether you’re starting your journey from scratch or have a non-traditional background, we have a program to suit your needs. Explore our Gateway Medical Program, Pre-Master’s Program, and MD Program below to discover how we can help you accelerate your path to a rewarding medical career.

Gateway Medical Program

The Gateway Medical Program (GMP) is your pathway to a fulfilling medical career. Designed for applicants conditionally accepted into the MD program, GMP prepares you for the rigors of medical school. After successfully completing this program, you'll earn automatic admission to our MD program. Discover your potential and make a seamless transition into the world of medicine.
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Pre-med Master's

Our Pre-Master's Program offers a streamlined path for students with non-traditional pre-med backgrounds. In just two semesters, or eight months, you'll be equipped with the foundational knowledge needed to excel in medical school. Upon completion, you'll be awarded a prestigious Master's Degree in Biological Science. Start your medical journey here and unlock a world of possibilities.
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Doctor of Medicine (MD) Program

With a comprehensive curriculum mirroring top North American medical schools, our esteemed faculty, and small class sizes, we ensure you receive personalized attention and guidance. St. Matthew's has a proven track record, with over 2,000 MD graduates securing remarkable residencies in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. Our outstanding USMLE 92% Step 1 and 94% Step 2 first-time pass rates*, combined with a 96% Residency Placement Rate**, set us apart as a leader in medical education.
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* For first-time test takers over the last 5 years.  First-time pass rate is the number of students passing the USMLE Step Exam on their first attempt divided by the total number of students taking the exam for the first time.

** 96% Four Year Residency Placement Rate is the percent of students attaining a residency position out of all graduates or expected graduates in 2020-21, 2021-22, 2022-23 and 2023-24 who were active applicants in the NRMP match or attained a residency outside the NRMP match.