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M.S. in Physiology - Special Masters Program

Georgetown University

A highly-competitive post bac prep program for college graduates who wish to strengthen their credentials for application to U.S. medical schools.


Biomedical Graduate Education, Department of Pharmacology & Physiology, Medical Dental Building, Rm. SE404
3900 Reservoir Rd, NW
Washington, District of Columbia, 20057, United States

What We Offer

Summary

The Master of Science in Physiology and Biophysics, Special Master’s Program is the nation’s leading program tailored to college graduates who wish to strengthen their credentials for application to U.S. medical schools. The Program engages students in an academically rigorous schedule including six medical school courses taken with first-year Georgetown medical students so the performance of the SMP students can be directly compared to the performance of the Georgetown medical class.


Academic Fields

Physiology, General.
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies.
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology, Other.
Biophysics.
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other.
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Degrees

Master's Degree, MS, M.S., Master of Science Special Master's Program in Physiology


Formats

Full Time, On-Campus

Keywords

medical school, post bacc, prehealth

Contacts

Judie Kuo

Judie Kuo
jmk409@georgetown.edu

Biomedical Graduate Education Admissions

Biomedical Graduate Education Admissions
biomedgrad@georgetown.edu

Who We're Looking For

Summary

Competitive applicants to the Special Master’s Program will have completed all of the prerequisites for US medical schools, including two semesters each of biology, chemistry, organic chemistry, physics, and one year of biochemistry with an upward trend by their junior and senior years.

Volunteer work in clinical and community settings is preferred.

The SMP requires an MCAT or GRE score. MCAT is preferred. A competitive applicant has an MCAT of 506+ or a GRE in the 75% or above. (Average MCAT of matriculating class is a 510.)


Academic Backgrounds

Biomedical Sciences, General.
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies.
Biochemistry.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology.
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Target GPA

B+ = 3.0-3.2

Exams

MCAT - Required

Total:

506

GRE - Required

Verbal:

157


Quantitative:

160


Writing:

4.5

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