Postbaccalaureate Pre-Medical Program

Mount Holyoke College invites you to consider our Postbaccalaureate Pre-Medical Program.

The program is open to women and men preparing for medical school or graduate programs in other health fields. Our students have earned a B.A. from an accredited college and need further undergraduate work to meet program prerequisites.

Whether you’re preparing for graduate work in medicine, nursing, veterinary medicine, dentistry, or physical therapy.  Mount Holyoke can help you achieve your goal. Graduates of the Postbaccalaureate Pre-Medical Program have an outstanding record of admission to top health professions schools.

Our program offers everything you need:

The College


Postbaccalaureate Seminar

Summer Course Offerings

Other Advantages


The College

  • Mount Holyoke faculty are accomplished researchers with a passion for teaching
  • Average class size is small, allowing students to connect with professors and each other
  • Our state-of-the-art Science Center has advanced laboratory facilities and equipment


The Postbaccalaureate Program provides individualized advising on all aspects of the program, including:

  • Scheduling of course offerings
  • Finding internships and shadowing opportunities
  • Research opportunities with faculty
  • Application process and application revisions
  • Mock interviews
  • Committee Letter of Recommendation

Postbaccalaureate Seminar

This seminar, especially for Postbaccalaureate students, covers topics including: 

  • HIPAA training 

  • Professionalism 

  • SIRS - Scientific Inquiry & Reasoning Skills

  • Basic Life Support/AED Certification

  • Scribe training course

Summer Courses

Summer courses allow for greater flexibility in planning your studies. Courses include: 

  • General Chemistry I & II

  • Physics I & II

  • Organic Chemistry I & II

  • Anatomy & Physiology

Other Advantages

Our program includes other tools to help you succeed, including:
  • MCAT prep for new Behavioral section

  • Scribe training

  • 5 College Consortium course offerings

  • Formal MCAT prep course offered on campus


For more information, please complete the Postbaccalaureate Pre-Medical Program inquiry form.