Provide quality basic science and liberal arts courses that strengthen students in
their preparation for a professional career in an area of the health sciences
Educate students regarding different health science careers
Provide opportunity for students to gain clinical and practicum experiences within
the context of their chosen health science field
Advise and assist students in the application process to medical schools
Enhance the development of faith, ethics, and compassionate virtue in the character
of students who are preparing for a career in medicine.
Intended educational goals:
Will complete EMU’s required science and prerequisite courses with an averageGPAof 3.50 or greater.
Will have chose to “do science” via an independent biology research or practicum program
rather than simply learning about science.
Will participate in two or more clinical experiences related to medicine logging a
total of 100 contact hours (minimum).
Will participate in two or more volunteer experience(s) that involve people but may
not be clinical in its orientation, logging a total of 100 contact hours (minimum).
Will understand the prerequisites and entrance requirements for the medical schools
of choice; students will consider allopathic and/or osteopathic medicine as their
intended goal(s) and will apply to a minimum of five medical schools selected to match
Will successfully take theMCATby scoring in the upper 80 th percentile and complete theAMCAS application process
EMU’s three year average applicant success rate for medical school admittance will
be 80% greater than the corresponding national average of medical school applicants.