Certificate in Medical Science Admissions

Eligibility

The certificate program may be right for you if you:

  • have completed, or are on track to complete, an undergraduate degree at a US college or university;
  • have demonstrated professional promise for a career in medicine or other healthcare professions, through such things as: strong undergraduate performance (3.0 GPA minimum), competitive MCAT score or DAT score, community service, health-related experiences, or research.

Application Requirements

All applicants must submit the following materials:

  • Application via CollegeNET (ApplyWeb) 
  • Official MCAT scores (preferred within the last 2 years, January 2017 onward, see FAQ for submission instructions) OR official DAT score (preferred within the last 2 years)
  •  3 letters of recommendation
  • A personal statement
  • Curriculum vitae
  • College transcript
  • Application fee $100 (non-refundable)

Application Process

Applicants are admitted on a rolling basis, but class size is limited—early submission is recommended.  We will start reviewing completed applications starting in mid January, so invitations to interview will start going out soon thereafter.  We encourage you to complete your application in a timely manner, so that it is ready for review.
The deadline for applications is May 15.

Interview Process

Select applicants will be invited by email to an interview.
Interviews are conducted in person or via Skype.

Decision Process

Interviewees will be notified of admissions decisions on a rolling basis.
If admitted: early in the application season, applicants will be given 3 weeks from the date of acceptance to accept their seat; later in the application season they will be given 2 weeks to accept their seat.
In addition to the reply form, a $500, non-refundable deposit (check made payable to Brown University) must be paid to secure your seat.