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Students are enrolled in graduate-level biomedical science courses designed and taught solely to postbaccalaureates at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine by medical school faculty. The ACMS program includes a formal MCAT preparation course for students who haven’t achieved the required MCAT score. Students have the opportunity to participate in both mentored shadowing experiences at Temple University Hospital and activities in the William Maul Measy Institute for Clinical Simulation and Patient Safety.

Course Schedule (10 months)


  • Fundamentals of Biochemistry
  • ​Molecular Basis of Microbiology and Immunology
  • Principles of Physiology
  • MCAT prep (if required)


  • Medical Anatomy
  • Medical Pharmacology
  • Special Topics in Medicine
  • Case Based Problem Solving
  • ​MCAT prep (if required)

The Basic Core of Medical Sciences (BCMS) Career Changer program is no longer being offered