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Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Medical Flex Program

Post-Baccalaureate (Certificate)

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Program Overview

Earn a graduate-level certificate and prepare for further medical study and careers.

Building on nearly three decades of success, our Pre-Medical Flex graduate certificate program offers you a rigorous academic experience in a supportive, collaborative community to prepare for the intensity of medical, dental or veterinary school.

Our post-bacc pre-med graduate certificates are eligible for federal financial aid, which can help as you invest in your next step if you need it.

The Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Medical flex program at Agnes Scott College is designed for students who want to strengthen their academic credentials to apply for medical, dental or veterinary school.

Our structured cohort flex program is the ideal path if you need to complete or update any or all your core science prerequisites and improve your academic record before applying to medical school. You can complete the program on a 12-month full-time or 24-month part-time schedule.

Our dedicated health advising team will help you develop a customized action plan for your medical or health professions application process — everything from MCAT preparation to supplemental support and workshops to personalized committee letters. In fact, 100 percent of qualified Agnes Scott College master’s and post-baccalaureate students were admitted to the medical school or health professions program of their choice during the 2022-2023 medical school application cycle.*

*Qualified applicants are defined as those who completed their program at Agnes Scott with a 3.50 GPA or higher and scored at or above the 50th percentile on the MCAT/DAT/GRE.

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What You’ll Learn in Our Flex Post-Bacc Pre-Med Program

The Agnes Scott Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Medical Flex program provides you with the preparation and tools you need to take your academic career to the next level:

  • You’ll take the prerequisite courses you need, along with comprehensive studies in pre-medical laboratory sciences taught by our award-winning faculty. Your coursework will include advanced classes in biology, chemistry, biochemistry and physics to prepare you for the rigors of medical school and other health professions programs.
  • Whether you choose the 12-month full-time or 24-month part-time program, you’ll begin in the summer semester and attend classes in person during the day.
  • You’ll also take an included MCAT (or DAT or GRE) test prep course, offered by your choice between Blueprint or Princeton Review, to focus your testing efforts and optimize your test outcome

Program Highlights: Flex Post-Bacc Pre-Med Program

Elevate Your Academics Through Our Highly Effective Small Cohort Model

Students in our flex Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Medical program credit our small cohort model for enhancing their learning experiences. Our post-baccalaureate program classes are taught by caring, dedicated and experienced faculty, ensuring you’ll receive personalized attention and guidance from mentors. You’ll also benefit from close collaboration with a supportive network of peers.

“The small cohort sizes and student-to-professor ratio allowed me to have an environment where tackling the academic rigor of the program was feasible. Agnes Scott’s Pre-Medical Flex program exemplifies everything that I wanted and needed to accomplish my goals. These are a few of the many reasons why I chose Agnes Scott to be my new family.” -LaDarious Brown, class of 2023

Take Advantage of Our Unique Academic Partnerships

Agnes Scott College and Morehouse School of Medicine are partners with a linkage agreement for post-bacc students who meet specific criteria. Eligible students enrolled full-time in the post-bacc flex program are invited to apply for this linkage to the MD degree at the Morehouse University School of Medicine.

Agnes Scott also maintains strong relationships with premier health care institutions and hospitals in Atlanta. We partner with Emory School of Medicine, Mercer School of Medicine, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) and Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy.

Learn more about our Post-Bacc Pre-Med program linkage agreements.

Achieve More With Personal Health Professions Advising and Customized Committee Letters

You’ll collaborate with experienced health professions advisors to improve your academic record and develop your personalized med school or health professions application path. Eligible students receive personalized, detailed committee letters for your application. Each letter is tailored to your specific application needs. You can take advantage of this service for up to one year after you complete the program.

As an added perk, all post-bacc pre-med students receive an Interfolio account. Health professions advisers guide you through the process to store committee letters and application materials in your Interfolio Dossier, which connects directly with the American Medical College Application Service (AMCAS).

Learn more about our personal health professions advising.

Meet the Faculty

Carlee Bishop

Carlee A. Bishop

Professor of Physics

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Jennifer Hill

Assistant Professor of Chemistry

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Mi-Sun Kim

Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Hannah Marine

Hannah Marine '07

Instructor of Physics and Astronomy

Ruth Riter

Ruth E. Riter

Professor of Chemistry/Chair

Mary Nell Higley '01

Mary Nell Higley Summey '01

Director for Post-Baccalaureate Programs and Senior Instructor in Chemistry

Paul Wallace

Paul Wallace

Associate Professor of Physics & Astronomy/Chair

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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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Elevate Your Career With Our Flex Post-Bacc Pre-Med Program

Many of our recent pre-med graduates have been accepted into medical programs such as:

  • Duke University
  • Emory University
  • Mercer University
  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Morehouse School of Medicine
  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM)
  • Stanford University
  • University of Florida
  • University of Georgia School of Veterinary Medicine
  • University of Miami
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • University of Texas
  • Vanderbilt University
The Agnes Scott flex post-baccalaureate program is focused on improving your academic record and preparing you for medical school or another health professions program.

We’re here to answer your questions and help guide you through the process of applying to our flex Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Medical program.

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  • Doctor
  • Veterinarian

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