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Premed Pathway: Medicine (BS/MD Commonwealth)

Campus: Boston
School: School of Arts & Sciences

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This professional pathway allows students holding U.S. citizenship or permanent U.S. residency status to earn a combined BS from MCPHS University and Doctor of Medicine (MD) from The Commonwealth Medical College (TCMC) in Scranton, Pennsylvania, in eight years.

Program Highlights

  • Faculty mentors with years of expertise in both teaching and advising pre-health professions students
  • A strong peer support network of pre-health students, including a Premedical Society and Minority Association of Health Professions Students Chapter 
  • Committee letter and interview support for students applying to professional school; courses and resources that are custom designed for professional school entrance exams and application preparation
  • Research fellowships, clinical internships, and volunteer and shadowing opportunities in the Longwood Medical area and Greater Boston

For programs marked with an asterisk (*): Institutional partners require that all applicants must hold U.S. citizenship or permanent U.S. residency status.