Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Pre-Medical Studies

  • Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Pre-Medical Studies

    Complete the coursework you need to apply to medical school in as little as 1 year.

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Offered by the WWAMI School of Medical Education, the post baccalaureate certificate in pre-medical studies is a flexible program that helps you transition from college into medical school. The certificate is open to students with any bachelor's degree. As a student in the program, you'll be able to complete prerequisite courses required by medical schools, prepare for the MCAT exam and strengthen your medical school applications with our Pre Med Advisors.

Why Choose the Post-Bacc Certificate at UAA?


This flexible and streamlined certificate helps you to acquire your medical school prerequisites, allowing you to demonstrate your academic strengths.

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The program provides access to Pre-Medical advising with hands-on guidance throughout the medical school application process.


The program is open to students with any baccalaureate degree.


Full time post-baccalaureate students are eligible for FAFSA/financial aid.

Program Information 

The UAA Catalog is the official source of all degree and certificate programs at the university. Catalog entries for each program include details such as learning outcomes, application timeline and requirements, course sequencing, and program requirements.


Catalog: Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Pre-Medical Studies


Kathy Young

Message from the Director

We are excited to offer this Post Bac certificate which is designed to allow you to complete the course work you need to be a competitive applicant for medical school including the WWAMI program. We recognise that students come to medicine from a wide variety of backgrounds and previous experiences and this certificate offers a wide range of core requirements and electives to fit individual needs. It can be completed in as little as 1 year depending on courses taken. Please check out the web page and reach out to our Advisors with questions. We look forward to seeing you on campus. 


-Kathy Young, M.D.
Director and Term Assistant Professor, UAA WWAMI School of Medical Education
Foundations Assistant Dean, UW School of Medicine


Contact Us

Phone: 907-786-4789
Fax: 907-786-4700

Physical Address
University of Alaska Anchorage
Health Sciences Building
3795 Piper Street, Suite 301
Anchorage, Alaska, 99508

Mailing Address
Alaska WWAMI 
3211 Providence Drive, HSB 301
Anchorage, Alaska, 99508