Postbaccalaureate Programs for Pre-Health students vary in nature, each with their own focus and student population they are trying to reach. Think about what you are looking for in your own postbaccalaureate education when picking a program.
Some programs are aimed for those desiring to change career paths. These individuals have not yet completed the required science courses needed for application to their school of choice. They would need to go back to school to take those classes needed to apply.
Enhancing Current Application
Some programs are focused for those needing to desiring to improve or enhance one's current application. These students have taken the most, or at least some, of the required courses already. They may want or need to increase their GPAs to increase the competitiveness or take a class over again to increase a grade. They may want to take further studies in a subject matter to increase their knowledge in that area.
Some programs are focused spefically to guide and help those from currently underrepresented groups or from disadvantaged backgrounds in addition to the changing careers or enhancing one's current application.
For a listing of medical postbaccalaureate programs, visit AAMC's searchable database.
The rotating brochure holder in the hallway outside of the Pre-Health Advising Office has lots of flyers and brochures on Post-Bacc programs. Feel free to puruse and browse any number of those pamphlets and take what you need!