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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 LKSOM Postbaccalaureate 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)


  • Medical Pharmacology
  • ​Microbiology and Immunology
  • Fundamentals of Physiology 
  • MCAT prep (if required)


  • Human Anatomy
  • Fundamentals of Biochemistry 
  • Special Topics in Medicine
  • Case-Based Clinical Problem Solving
  • ​MCAT prep (if required)