Explore and prepare for a career in medicine by pairing Med Prep I or II with courses typically taken in preparation for the MCAT.
Med Prep I
Join Dr. Gregory Polites, a physician, course master, and member of the School of Medicine's Committee on Admissions, to explore whether medicine is the right career for you, as well as how to best prepare a competitive medical school application. Learn more about Med Prep I.
Med Prep II
Shadow physicians in the Emergency and Trauma Center of Barnes-Jewish Hospital, the main teaching hospital of the Washington University School of Medicine. Gain a real-world, behind-the-scenes view of clinical medicine and see how medical students and residents are trained at one of America’s finest teaching hospitals. Med Prep II is open only to WashU degree-seeking students and those enrolled in the University College Post-Baccalaureate Premedical Program.
Premedical Related Courses
Complete a year of lab science in 10 weeks, or focus on other courses typically taken in preparation for the MCAT:
- Principles of Biology I and II
- Anatomy and Physiology I and II
- General Chemistry I and II
- Organic Chemistry I and II
- Calculus I and II
- Elementary Probability and Statistics
- Introduction to Psychology
- Social Problems and Social Issues
- Physics I and II
Post-Baccalaureate Premedical Program
Recent graduates and career changers can try out a course in our Post-Baccalaureate Premedical Program.