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Pre-Medical Master’s Program in Biological Science

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St. Matthew’s Pre-Medical Master’s Program

The Pre Med Master’s Program is an accelerated medical education program for career changers — those who have an undergraduate degree in something other than the typical pre-med majors. After successfully completing this 2-semester, 8-month program offered by Medical University of the Americas, students will be eligible for admission to St. Matthew’s University School of Medicine’s medical program. Students are also awarded a Master’s Degree in Biological Science from Medical University of the Americas. The curriculum is offered online, and students may begin the program any of three times per year — in January, May, or September. Students may attend asynchronously to allow for convenient attendance for students living in a variety of time zones.  Students may also attend the program on a part-time basis. If you are looking for a masters pre med program, St. Matthews University is a great choice.

Benefits at a Glance

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Admittance to Med School

Students who successfully complete the program will be automatically admitted to the MD program at St. Matthew’s University, avoiding the challenges, expenses and delays of applying to medical schools separately.
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Save Time

Enter medical school 8 months after beginning the program, rather than 2+ years in other comparable programs (1+ years in program plus “glide year” while applying).

Earn 2 Degrees in Less Than 5 Years

Earn both a Master’s degree in Biological Science (MSc) and a Doctor of Medicine degree (MD).
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Grow Your Network

Begin medical school with a built-in support system of friends and study partners.

Top Faculty

100% of the Pre-Medical Master’s Program faculty hold either a PhD, MD or both, and have extensive experience teaching medical students.

Admissions Requirements

Admissions requirements for master’s programs for pre med students can vary. St. Matthews Pre Med Masters Program admissions requirements are as follows:

  • Entry Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree (or comparable) from an accredited institution.
  • English Proficiency: Since English is the language of instruction at St. Matthew’s, it is important that applicants be prepared academically to pursue the curriculum and be able to communicate effectively. Applicants whose principal language is not English may be required to take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).

Tuition and Fees*

Pre-Medical Master’s Program: 2 Terms
Tuition:$2,500 USD
Administrative Fees:$2,500 USD
Total:$5,000 USD
*costs per term.