Pre-Health Science Post-Baccalaureate Certificate

Career paths in the health sciences are seemingly endless and always in demand.  The Professional and Liberal Studies department offers the Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Health Science Certificate program to assist adults who wish to enter a health profession or to enhance or change careers.   A conferred Bachelor’s degree in a non-science field is required to qualify for admission consideration.

The Post-Baccalaureate certificate allows students to complete prerequisites in Biology, Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Bio-Chemistry, and Physics, for entrance into medical school, P.A. (Physician’s Assistant) programs or other allied-health fields.

Benefits of the SJU Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Health Certificate:

  • Competitive admissions
  • Nine-course program
  • No commitment to a full degree program
  • Access to SJU’s science faculty
  • Eligible for financial aid. (view the Gainful Employment Disclosure)

Please note, students interested in this certificate must have a schedule that allows for daytime classes.  Also, by taking advantage of summer classes, students may complete the certificate within five semesters (1 ½ years).

To apply, please click on “Apply Now” and submit an Adult Learner application and official college transcripts.