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Admissions Criteria

Method 1 - End-Point Courses

The objective of this option is to describe what courses need to be taken; but, not the path to achieve this end-point. Undergraduate institutions will decide acceptable pathways to these end-point courses that may include traditional course requirements, condensed or novel requirements, AP credit and online course work.

Any applicant selecting this option must document on a transcript that required end-point courses have been taken; well prepared applicants may also indicate which recommended courses have been taken.

No end-point course should be taken online and must adhere to the SOM admissions criteria.

The following courses are required:

  • Biochemistry: 1 semester
  • Physics: 2nd semester
  • Life Sciences: 2 semesters of any combination of the following:
Cellular BiologyMolecular Biology
PhysiologyAnatomyBiology of Cancer
EmbryologyGeneticsHistology
Immunology and SerologyImmunologyInfectious Diseases
MicrobiologyMolecular GeneticsNeuroanatomy
NeurosciencePharmacologyVirology


Familiarity with the following subjects is recommended; content might be acquired by taking courses by that name, courses with different names but similar content or self-study:

AlgebraStatisticsPsychologySociology

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