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mercer university school of medicine requirements

Last Updated on April 21, 2021 by

  • One-year coursework with the corresponding laboratories for the following subjects:
    • General Biology
    • General or Inorganic Chemistry
    • Organic Chemistry
    • Physics
      Undergraduate degree and required coursework must be complete by August 15, before fall enrollment.
  • A B.S. or B.A. degree from a regionally-accredited college or university with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a four-point scale.
  • A professional school or graduate school entrance exam within the previous two calendar years. Official scores must be submitted by June 4, 2021.
    • Scores at or above the following values are preferred: GRE- 300, with 148 or above on components; MCAT- 494; and, DAT- 17, academic average.
    • International students must also submit scores from the TOEFL examination.
      Applicants already holding a master’s degree or high are exempt from submitting test scores; however, a graduate degree transcript must be submitted as a part of the required application materials.
  • Two letters of reference from college professors or other individuals who have taught or have supervised the work of the applicant.
  • An essay of approximately 750 words discussing your educational goals related to the master’s program, your career goals utilizing the master’s degree, and a summary of your experience related to your career goals (such as shadowing health professionals, employment in a healthcare setting, and volunteering related to the profession).

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