The Postbaccalaureate Premedical Studies at Purchase College is designed for the college graduate who desires a medical career, but has little, if any, academic preparation in the sciences, or whose science courses are outdated. These studies will provide each student with the basic courses required by professional schools in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine, and other allied health careers. In addition, students complete advanced science courses, internships, and clinical experiences, individually tailored to complement their own background and interests. The focus is on preparation for success in the appropriate entrance examinations, and the application to and acceptance by the professional school. In addition to these basics, the postbaccalaureate premedical studies offers:Premedical Advisory Committee
Consult with a Premedical Studies Advisor if you have taken courses that may fulfill a specific requirement. Students must maintain a grade point average of 3.0 in the science courses taken at Purchase College to continue in the Premedical Studies path. Students who do not meet this average upon starting classes at Purchase may begin under provisional terms but must maintain a GPA of 3.2 after the first semester at Purchase.
To start taking courses as a Postbaccalaureate Premedical student please contact the Office of Continuing Education at 914-251-6500.