Postbaccalaureate programs begin after an undergraduate degree and are designed to support the transition to professional school.
Search this database to find pre-med post-bacc programs by location, focus, and other criteria.
Increasingly, students are taking time off in between completing their undergraduate and medical school, often referred to as “gap” or “bridge” years. For many, this additional time is used to help strengthen their applications to medical school. While there are many different ways to do this, one way is to complete a postbaccalaureate (postbacc) program. But how do you know if a postbacc is right for you? Here are seven benefits to consider when deciding whether to complete a postbacc program or not.
Answers to common questions about premedical postbacc programs and how to decide if a doing a program is right for you.
Two medical students answer questions about what it was like to enroll in a post-bacc program and how it prepared them for medical school.
For many students interested in a career in medicine, the period after the final year of undergraduate education represents a time of transition to medical school or to furthering their experiences and their education in preparation for applying to medical school.
As a nontraditional student, you may have additional choices and details to consider prior to starting medical school; however, there are resources to help you with these decisions along the way.