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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

The Pre-Med Post-Baccalaureate Certificate

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College of Arts and Sciences

The Pre-Medical Post Baccalaureate Certificate Program is intended for those students who have completed a baccalaureate program, usually in a non-science area, and who now desire to come back to complete their science requirements for medical school. This program is applicable to those preparing for either allopathic (MD) or osteopathic (DO) medical schools. It is also appropriate as preparation for other health careers, e.g. dentistry and physician assistant.

This program is not intended as a remedial program for students who have taken all of the required courses and need to improve their grades.

Rockhurst prides itself on individual attention to each student; hence many factors will go into one’s acceptance into this certificate program.

Dr. Laura Salem will review online applications throughout the year. Students are informed by email shortly after the decisions are made. A phone or on campus interview is required. The prospective student must supply the following before the application can be acted on:

  1. Completed online application form.
  2. Official transcripts from all previous colleges, and ACT or SAT scores.

Students who complete this program with satisfactory grades can request a Certificate in Pre-Medical Sciences.


A minimum grade of C is required for all courses. A grade of C- will not be accepted. The final 26 of the 40 hours required for the certificate must be earned in residence.


Additional information concerning the program and an application for admission to the program may be obtained from:

Office of Admission
Rockhurst University
1100 Rockhurst Road
Kansas City, Missouri 64110-2561
(816) 501-4100 or 501-4097

Or email Dr. Laura Salem at: laura.salem@rockhurst.edu.

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