Premedical Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Program
This program provides the opportunity for students who hold a bachelor's degree and who have not previously studied the sciences to prepare for entrance into a medical profession of their choice. Students may also retake science courses to demonstrate an improved mastery of those subjects.
How to Apply:
To apply to this program submit a completed Post-Baccalaureate Premedical Studies Credit Certificate Application with the application fee.
Note: There is no application deadline; admissions are rolling.
Credit Certificate Program Requirements:
The Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Natural Sciences requires successful completion of 32 (s.h.) credits from the core premedical sequence.
Mathematics Prerequisites (Placement dependent on level of ability):
MATH 50 – Precalculus
MATH 71 – Analytical Geometry and Calculus I
BIO 11 – Introductory Cell Biology & Genetics (fall, spring)
BIO 12 – Animal Form & Function (fall, spring)
CHEM 3A – General and Inorganic Chemistry
CHEM 3B – General and Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory
CHEM 4A – General and Inorganic Chemistry
CHEM 4B – General and Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory
CHEM 135 – Foundations in Organic Chemistry
CHEM 137 – Foundations in Organic Chemistry Laboratory
BCHM 163 – Biochemistry of Metabolism
PHYS 1A – Elementary Physics
PHYS 1B – Elementary Physics Laboratory
PHYS 11A – General Physics
PHYS 11B – General Physics Laboratory
PHYS 2A – Elementary Physics
PHYS 2B – Elementary Physics Laboratory
PHYS 12A – Elementary Physics
PHYS 12B – Elementary Physics Laboratory
The Center for University Advisement advises Hofstra undergraduate students and alumni interested in entering a health-related professional school, from the moment they express such an interest through the professional school application process. This website provides an overview of the various steps students interested in pursuing graduate studies in health-related professions need to take to become competitive applicants.