Bachelor of Science in Medical and Molecular Biology—Medicine Pathway (BS/MD)

School of Arts and Sciences

Pathway with St. George's University
Location: Boston
Start Term: Fall

Develop the knowledge and skill to diagnose and treat your patients’ illnesses or injuries.

Gain the Knowledge and Experience Required to Keep Patients Safe

Earn a combined Bachelor of Science from MCPHS and a Doctor of Medicine (MD) from St. George’s University (SGU) School of Medicine in just seven years. This professional pathway prepares you to progress to medical school after just three years of rigorous undergraduate study on the MCPHS Boston campus. You’ll then spend the next two years at SGU and the final two years in clinical rotations at affiliated hospitals. With this collaborative program, third-year students in the Pre-Medical and Health Studies major, the Medical and Molecular Biology major, and all graduates of MCPHS, may be admitted to medical school. The program begins in the fall.

Your Journey to a Career in Medicine

The MCPHS BS in Medical and Molecular Biology—Medicine Pathway consists of required and elective courses that provide essential knowledge in all areas of medicine. Courses and associated labs include:

  • Biology
  • Cell and Molecular Biology
  • Chemical Principles
  • Expository Writing
  • Calculus
  • American Culture, Identity, and Public Life
  • Biology of Organisms
  • Molecular Biology
  • Cultural Anthropology
  • Evolution of the Health Professions
  • Medical Microbiology
  • Statistics
  • Cellular Biochemistry
  • Foundations of Physics
  • Interpersonal Communication for Health Professionals
  • Humanities, Behavior Science, and other electives

MCPHS Student Profile: Medical and Molecular Biology

Meet Hieu Tran, a medical and molecular biology student, and hear what he loves about the program and MCPHS.

Embark on a Rewarding Career

A career in medicine is in high-demand and allows you to dedicate your life to helping others.

$208k average salary

Average compensation for physicians reported by U.S. News & World Report, 2022.

High demand for medical professionals

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the demand for physicians is projected to grow 7% through 2028, faster than all other occupations.

#6 best healthcare jobs

Ranked by U.S. News & World Report, 2022

Jolie Hoang

TEDxMCPHS founder demonstrates the power of “yes”

Award-winning undergraduate Jolie Hoang, BS, Medical and Molecular Biology, ’21, drove leadership and research opportunities into breakthroughs.

Undergraduate Programs in the Chemical & Biological Sciences

We offer these opportunities for the scientific study of medicine at the undergraduate level.

Bachelor of Science in Medical and Molecular Biology

Four-year, full-time program at the Boston campus. Begins in the fall.

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry

Four-year, full-time program at the Boston campus. Begins in the fall or spring.

Master of Science in Medicinal Chemistry

Two-year, full-time program on the Boston campus.