Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Medical Accelerated Program

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Program Overview

Our Post-Bacc Pre-Medical Accelerated program is now offered as a graduate-level certificate.

90% of qualified students who completed the Agnes Scott Post-Bacc Pre-Med program are accepted into medical school during their first application cycle.* Building on our success for over 27 years, we now offer a graduate-level cohort-based program designed for the student who has excelled in past academic programs and is preparing to apply to medical, dental or veterinary school.

We take a holistic approach by assisting with the academics, as well as aiding with an action plan for your medical or health professions application process - everything from MCAT preparation to personalized committee letters.

The Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Medical Accelerated graduate certificate program at Agnes Scott College is a selective, cohort-based program designed for the student who has excelled in past academic programs and is preparing to apply to medical, dental or veterinary school.

*Based on qualified students who completed our post-bacc pre-med program between 2014-2020 and who scored =/+ the 50th percentile on the MCAT.

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What You'll Learn

Our 12-month, in-person cohort program features comprehensive studies in pre-medical laboratory sciences, taught by our award-winning faculty in small classes, and an MCAT (GRE, DAT, or related) preparation course, along with the necessary support and guidance to prepare you for the professional school application process. You'll benefit from:

  • Academic partnerships, including linkage agreements with institutions such as Mercer University School of Medicine and Morehouse School of Medicine
  • Health Professions Advising by engaged staff who support you through committee letters, mock interviews, and the application writing process
  • Personalized Committee Letter - post-bacc students who complete the program in good standing also receive personalized, detailed committee letters for their health professions application

About our Post-Bacc Programs

Pre-Medical Linkage Opportunities

Agnes Scott’s Post-Bacc Pre-Medical Accelerated students can apply to reach their goal of becoming a physician a year earlier through our linkage programs with Mercer University School of Medicine (MUSM) and Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM). Eligible students enrolled full-time and who meet specific qualifications can apply for one of these linkage opportunities.

Learn about our Pre-Medical Program Linkage Agreements

Post-Bacc Pre-Medical Flex Program

The Post-Bacc Pre-Medical Flex graduate-level certificate program is an in-person cohort program designed with flexibility and support in mind, with a 12-month full-time cohort and a 24-month part-time cohort. Ideal for students who have a cumulative GPA between 3.0 - 3.49, for career changers or those who need academic record enhancement to become competitive applicants for medical, dental, or veterinary school.

Learn About Pre-Medical Flex

Pre-Allied Health Post-Bacc Program

Interested in pursing a health professions program other than medical, dental or veterinary? Consider Agnes Scott's Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Allied Health graduate-level certificate program. This program, offered through a 12-month or 24-month cohort model, is designed for students who want to develop a career in professional allied health fields, such as physician assistant, pharmacy, physical therapy, and more. Pre-allied health students will complete the necessary sciences and participate in a clinical practicum experience.

Learn More About Pre-Allied Health

Meet the Faculty

Doug Fantz

Douglas A. Fantz

Assoc. V.P. for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College, Assoc. Professor of Chemistry

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Timothy S. Finco

Professor of Biology

Lila Harvey

Lili C. Harvey

Charles A. Dana Professor/Associate Dean for STEM Teaching and Learning

Mary Nell Higley '01

Mary Nell Higley '01

Director of the Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Medical Program and Instructor in Chemistry,

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Jennifer Hill-Lumm

Assistant Professor of Chemistry

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Nathan Hutcheson

Visiting Assistant Professor, Medical Sciences

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Mi-Sun Kim

Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Jennifer Larimore

Jennifer L. Larimore

Associate Professor of Biology

Srebrenka Robic

Srebrenka Robic

Professor of Biology

Paul Wallace

Visiting Instructor in Physics and Astronomy

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Laura Ragmanauskaite PB’15

Journey to Medicine

Meet Laura Ragmanauskaite PB'15 and learn about how this former Pre-Medical post-bacc student found success on her journey to medicine.

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Advancing into Competitive Medical Programs

Not only are 90% of qualified students accepted into the health professions school of their choice, the institutions are also prestigious.*

Many of our recent graduates have been accepted into the following medical programs:

  • Duke University
  • Emory University
  • Mercer University
  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Morehouse School of Medicine
  • PCOM (Georgia Campus)
  • Stanford University
  • University of Florida
  • University of Georgia School of Veterinary Medicine
  • University of Miami
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • University of Texas
  • VCOM (Auburn Campus)
  • Vanderbilt University


*Based on qualified students who completed our post-bacc pre-med program between 2014-2020 and who scored =/+ the 50th percentile on the MCAT.

  • Medical Doctor
  • Dentist
  • Public Health Professional
  • Physician Assistant
  • Veterinarian

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