Metropolitan University College of Medicine is accepting admission into its PreMed, Basic Sciences, and Clinical Sciences programs.
Academic achievement is only a small part of the picture in a student’s life, and is often weighted far too heavily in school admissions offices. Metropolitan University College of Medicine selects students based on indicators of their future potential; characteristics including intellectual curiosity, perseverance in the face of adversity, and creativity. Read our admissions section for more information. and contact our admissions office to start your application.
The academic program at Metropolitan University College of Medicine places an emphasis on every aspect of our student’s growth and development. We take advantage of the natural curiosity students possess by having our teachers present new information in creative ways and teach through exploratory experiences.
Our general curriculum includes a variety of challenging courses that meet or exceed state requirements. Suitable class sizes and exceptional, qualified teachers allow Metropolitan University College of Medicine to offer an intimate and inclusive educational environment, while also ensuring each student receives the individualized attention and support they need.
ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS FOR 4-YEAR MD PROGRAM
For Entry into the 4-year MD Program the minimum requirement is completion of
Bachelor’s degree or Associates degree or Premedical program or90-credit college-level courses along with
fulfillment of pre-requisite courses
The study of Medicine requires a strong foundation in science and mathematics. Students should demonstrate competency in biological sciences and physical sciences, which are essential for understanding the structure and function of a human body.
A foundation is chemistries (both general and organic chemistry) is essential. It is recommended that prospective students complete at least one semester of biochemistry.
Study of human genome and identification of genes with specific functions has revolutionized our understanding of human body. MUCM recommends that students complete a semester in cell biology and molecular genetics.
Communication is key in the field of medicine. Prospective students exhibit a competency English (verbal and written) and are computer/technology-savvy.
Medicine is a noble profession intending to heal and alleviate the suffering of others. It is vital that the future practitioners of medicine are compassionate, humane, tolerant, and responsive to the plight of their patients.
Study of humanities and social sciences is essential for all future physicians. A minimum of one semester course work in humanities and social sciences is recommended. The choice of such courses is left to the applicants.
Prospective students are recommended to spend at least a semester in a behavioral science or psychology course.
ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS FOR Premedical Program
Metropolitan University College of Medicine offers a 90-credit Premedical program with pathway to enter the 4-year MD Program.
The Primary requirement to join this program is High school graduation (Completion of Grade XII or equivalent).
For some countries:
Caribbean Students: Passes in minimum 5 subjects at GCE “O” Levels (Grades A to C) or CXC(CSEC) General Proficiency Level.
Indian Students: Passes Grade XII or (X + 2) or Pre-University courses or Intermediate courses.
Nigerian Students: Completes Senior Secondary Education and passes their Nation-wide examination (Senior Secondary Certificate Examination).
American and Canadian Students: Graduation from High school.
Students seeking admission from any other country will require to complete a similar level in their country.
Advanced Placement in the Premedical program is possible for students who took some AP classes or who completed some college-level education. This is done on case-by-case basis at the discretion of the Admissions Committee.
MUCM Admissions office reserves the right to seek credential verification through WES (World Education Service) on case-by-case basis. The cost of such verification will be on the applicant. This can also be done for determining the credits to be awarded for advanced placement.