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Health Science Intensive Benefits »  Attend a premier research university known for its excellence in the sciences. »  Strengthen and broaden your scientific knowledge through high quality courses. »  Gain assistance throughout the medical school application process. »  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.

About the Program The Johns Hopkins University Post-Baccalaureate Health Science Intensive Program is a unique concentration in the MS in Biotechnology Program. In one-year as a full-time student, you will be immersed in an innovative 360° curriculum specifically created to help students like you who want to build a more competitive medical school application. This 360° curriculum includes: the traditional advanced science academic coursework necessary to bolster your academic record for a successful medical school application (knowledge), along with the practical skills (tools) necessary to use in the field (application), as well as the advice and mentoring necessary to be successful (support).

Prerequisites »B  achelor’s degree; minimum 3.0 cumulative and science GPA. »C  ompletion† of one year each (with labs) of the following four courses: general biology, general chemistry, organic chemistry, and general physics. Application Requirements Please visit for a complete list of application requirements. Course Requirements Three core science courses »  Biochemistry »  Molecular Biology »  Advanced Cellular Biology I Three core non-science courses »  Communication for Health Care Professionals »  Building and Leading Teams in Health Care »  T he Psychosocial Determinants of Health, Implications on Diagnostics Four Science Elective Courses You’ll choose from available course offerings. † Completion means that student must have completed the courses for credit with a C or better at an accredited U.S. institution.

For more information Alexandra Tan, Ph.D. Director, Post-Bac Health Science Intensive Program

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