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Pre-Matriculation

Pre-Matriculation Summer Educational Enrichment Program (PRE-MAT) is a six-week intensive program designed to significantly increase the competitive basis upon which the participants approach more advanced professional studies. This demanding program provides students with a simulation of the rigors of professional school with an intensive study of gross anatomy, histology and biochemistry. The testing and evaluation process provides students with constructive feedback on their progress. The program also includes study skills training, test-taking strategies and a mentoring program which provides interaction with medical students and faculty.

Application instructions 

  • Complete the Program Application. Contact the Office of Health Careers Opportunity at (601) 984-1336 if you have any questions.
  • Applicants do not need to submit letters of recommendation or official transcript.¬† Only complete the first 3 pages of the application.

Device requirements

The preferred browsers for this application are Internet Explorer (IE) and Firefox. When using a MacBook, download Firefox to your device. Contact this office for further computer questions.

For more information

  • Dr. Gaarmel Funches
    Director, Community Education and Outreach
    Office of Health Careers Opportunity
    2500 N. State St.
    Jackson, MS 39216-4505
    (601) 984-1336