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***This program is currently on hiatus and not accepting applications for the coming academic cycle***


Brandeis University’s Postbaccalaureate Premedical Program is designed for career-changers and recent college graduates who would like to take the necessary pre-requisites for medical school and other health professions programs. Our postbac students apply to allopathic and osteopathic medical schools as well as other health professions such as dentistry, veterinary medicine, optometry or podiatry.


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How to Apply

Application Deadlines

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis, beginning in January through the following deadlines: 

Admission Prerequisites

This full-time program is designed for U.S. citizens or permanent residents who have not taken the courses required for admission to medical and other health professional schools. Please note that international students (non-U.S. citizens and non-permanent residents) are not eligible to apply to this program.

If a student does not already have a year of college math, we recommend, prior to enrollment, one semester of calculus and one semester of statistics. At Brandeis, these courses would be Math 10a (Methods and Techniques of Calculus) and one of the following courses: Biology 51a (Biostatistics), Psychology 51a (Psychology Statistics), Math 8a (Introduction to Probability and Statistics), or equivalent.

Application Requirements

To apply for the program, you need to submit:  

For a more comprehensive description of application requirements, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions page.