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2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Jul 26, 2021  
2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog

Health Professions (Post-Baccalaureate Certificate)


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This post-baccalaureate program is designed for persons who have completed a bachelor’s degree and want to pursue a career in the health professions. The program prepares students for admission to schools of dentistry, medicine, osteopathy, optometry, audiology, podiatry, veterinary medicine, physician assistant and other health-related fields.

A candidate should have a distinguished undergraduate college record with an overall GPA of at least 3.0. Satisfactory performance on the Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT) or other health-profession college admissions test is required. These tests are normally taken in the spring of the junior year. Most students spend two years at Arcadia University, taking two to four courses each semester and during the summer session.

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of our students who completed the program, and other important information, view Gainful Employment information. View current tuition costs.

About the Program


This post-baccalaureate program is designed for persons who have completed a bachelor’s degree and want to pursue a career in the health professions. The program prepares students for admission to schools of dentistry, medicine, osteopathy, optometry, audiology, podiatry, veterinary medicine, physician assistant and other health-related fields.

A candidate should have a distinguished undergraduate college record with an overall GPA of at least 3.0. Satisfactory performance on the Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT) or other health-profession college admissions test is required. These tests are normally taken in the spring of the junior year. Most students spend two years at Arcadia University, taking two to four courses each semester and during the summer session.

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of our students who completed the program, and other important information, view Gainful Employment information. View current tuition costs.

Requirements for the Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in the Health Professions


(Variable credits depending on a student’s preparation)

The minimum recommendation of the American Medical Association includes the following courses:

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