Postbaccalaureate Leadership Program Certificate 

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Why the Pre-Medicine, Post-Baccalaureate Certificate program? 

The CDU Pre-Medicine, Post-Baccalaureate Certificate program is more than just a gateway to medical school; it’s a holistic preparatory journey for future physician leaders. We offer rigorous academic science courses in intimate settings, fostering direct interaction with dedicated professors. But our commitment extends beyond classroom walls.  

With intensive MCAT preparation, hands-on clinical experiences, and direct research opportunities alongside CDU’s esteemed faculty, we mold aspiring physicians to be at the forefront of their field. Our Longitudinal Premedical Series, President’s Leadership Seminars, and participation in state-wide Pre-Health Conferences provide unparalleled exposure, insights, and professional networks. The tailored premedical advising ensures guidance at every step, culminating in a guaranteed interview with CDU College of Medicine.  

At CDU, we’re not just preparing doctors; we’re cultivating advocates for social justice and health equity. 

Clinical Experiences

Students in the Pre-Medicine, Post-Baccalaureate Certificate program complete clinical experiences in a variety of settings, including: 

  • Drew CARES 
  • Lennox Health Fair   
I’ve found a supportive faculty at CDU that is truly invested in the success of their students. The small class setting allowed me to fully grasp difficult concepts and get real-time feedback from my professors.”
Veronica Gonzalez
Veronica Gonzalez , Post-Baccalaureate Class of 2018

Career Options

Students who complete the Pre-Medicine, Post-Baccalaureate Certificate program pursue medical school and MD careers. 

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Questions? Contact Us.

Emma Ledesma, MA
Dir, Post Bacc Prog

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