Post-Baccalaureate Health Science Intensive

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Prepare to Succeed During Medical School Admissions

Build your experience and enhance your qualifications as you work toward the medical school admissions process with the Post-Baccalaureate Health Science Intensive program. Offered by Johns Hopkins University’s Advanced Academic Programs (AAP) division, you will take part in intensive interpersonal training and advising to become a more competitive medical school candidate.

Join us to acquire relevant science, problem-solving, and leadership skills that modern physicians need. You will also build AAMC core competencies that medical students must possess.

With this program, you can:

  • Thoroughly understand the medical school application process and develop an individual strategy for successful application.
  • Develop the confidence, self-knowledge and evidence-based communications skills needed for success in medical school interviews.
  • Understand the issues currently affecting the medical profession, be able to evaluate how they will impact future medical practice, and develop creative solutions to solve them.
  • Earn a valuable MS in Biotechnology degree simultaneously in just one year.
  • Graduate ready to maximize your chances of success in medical school admissions with one-on-one MCAT preparation and advising curriculum.

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Engage in empowering coursework at our Baltimore campus.


This intensive 40-credit program must be completed in 12 months. The coursework bolsters relevant science skills and instills the problem-solving, leadership, and AAMC core competencies needed by modern physicians.

(Four credits each)

  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology
  • Advanced Cell Biology I
  • Problem-solving for Innovation in Health Care
  • Building and Leading Teams in Health Care
  • The Psychosocial Determinants of Health, Implications on Diagnostics

Select four elective courses from a list that includes the following, as well as other advanced science courses relevant to the medical field. Each course is four credits.

  • Advanced Cell Biology II
  • Vaccinology
  • Human Molecular Genetics
  • Principles of Immunology
  • Virology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Biology of HIV & AIDS
  • Cancer Biology
  • Biostatistics

Graduate ready to succeed in medical school admissions with one-on-one MCAT preparation and advising curriculum. You will also develop knowledge, professionalism, cultural competence, and interpersonal skills that will foster your success throughout your medical career.

State-Specific Information for Online Programs

Be sure to review our additional state-specific information for online programs. For more information, please contact an admissions representative.