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POST-BACC IN

HEALTH SCIENCE INTENSIVE ABOUT THE PROGRAM

In the Johns Hopkins University PostBaccalaureate Health Science Intensive Program, we’ve redesigned premedical education to empower students like you to enhance your unique qualities. From day one, we teach you to think differently about the process of preparing for your application. Medical schools want students who know who they are, their passions and what drives them to change lives in their communities. So, preparing for medical school is more than

BENEFITS

» Attend a premier research university known for its excellence in the sciences. » Choose from high quality courses on a number of unique and interesting scientific topics that will strengthen and broaden your scientific knowledge. » Through group seminars and one-toone advising, you will gain a thorough understanding of the medical school

PREREQUISITES

» Bachelor’s degree; minimum 3.0 cumulative and science GPA.

academic preparation. It’s finally getting to know yourself better than you ever have. While concurrently earning a Master of Science in Biotechnology degree from Johns Hopkins University, our curriculum combines the opportunity to bolster your academic record through traditional advanced science academic coursework along with courses specifically designed to arm you with the interpersonal skill set necessary to apply that knowledge in a way that is both sensitive and effective.

application philosophy and strategy, and how to best highlight your strengths. » Receive a committee letter to support your application. » Earn a Master of Science in Biotechnology degree WHILE preparing for application to medical school and success in medical school. » MCAT preparation course.

» Completion* of one year each (with labs) of the following four courses: general biology, general chemistry, organic chemistry, and general physics.

* C  ompletion means that student must have completed the courses for credit with a C or better at an accredited U.S. institution.

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APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

Please visit advanced.jhu.edu/HSI for a complete list of application requirements.

CURRICULUM

Three Core Science Courses: Building a solid foundation in rigorous science courses is important. Though the HSI program you will be required to take 3 science courses that also complete the course requirements of many medical schools. Three Core Non-Science Courses: Physicians need more than book-smarts; they are leaders, community members, communicators, educators and advocates. Through the HSI Program, you will take three innovative courses which are specifically tailored to helping you practice these skills. Four additional science electives: This is where you get to personalize your experience. We want you to love your experience so take the ones that interest you. Please visit advanced.jhu.edu/hsi for full class descriptions and offerings.

EXPLORATION AND ENGAGEMENT

Use what you’ve learned to help others. Medicine is a lot of things to a lot of people, but it’s always about helping others. Your post-bac experience should be too. There is always an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others, but how do you want to do that? HSI students are strongly encouraged

FINANCIAL AID

Office of Student Financial Services can provide assistance with: » Understanding the eligibility for federal » For more information, please visit: student aid advanced.jhu.edu/finaid or email aapfinaid@jhu.edu » Determining your federal loan options

to get involved in their communities through clinical or research opportunities and explore what medicine means to them. This is also an opportunity to fill gaps, experience new things in the field, work with new populations and put their new communication, teamwork, leadership or cultural competency into practice.

» Completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Alexandra Tan, Ph.D. Director, Post-Bacc Health Science Intensive Program hsiinfo@jhu.edu CONTACT ADMISSIONS aapinfo@jhu.edu 202.452.1940 800.847.3330

advanced.jhu.edu updated as of 1/2017

LEARN MORE AND APPLY ONLINE ADVANCED.JHU.EDU/HSI

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