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  • Post-Baccalaureate in Health Science Program Details

Post-Baccalaureate in Health Science Program Details

Post-Baccalaureate in Health Science program overview here.

Tuition and fees: https://edwardscampus.ku.edu/edwards-campus-tuition-fees

To apply: http://applyweb.com/kumc

Application Deadlines:

   Spring: December 15

   Summer: May 15

   Fall: August 1

Comprehensive KU course catalog: https://catalog.ku.edu/

Grading and grades: https://registrar.ku.edu/grades

KU School of Medicine: http://www.kumc.edu/school-of-medicine.html

KU calendar: http://registrar.ku.edu/calendar/

KU Refund policies: https://registrar.ku.edu/fee-petition


Admissions criteria:

The Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Health Sciences is available to students who already hold a bachelor’s degree and passed the following prerequisite courses with a 3.2 GPA or better: General Biology I and II with a lab, General Chemistry I and II with a lab, Physics I with a lab, Organic Chemistry I with a lab, Statistics, one college-level English course and one college-level math course.
 

Curriculum:

This post-baccalaureate certificate program offers two possible tracks: Health Science (28-29 credit hours) and Research Science (29-30 credit hours). Full-time students can complete the program in just one year.


Pre-Health Science Track:

Core (22 credit hours):

BIOL 350 Genetics (4)
BIOL 400 Microbiology (3)
BIOL 416 Cell Structure and Function (3)
BIOL 503 Immunology (3)

BIOL 600 Biochemistry (3)
BIOL 546 Mammalian Phys. (3)
LA&S 480 Professional Development (1)
BIOL 490 Practicum in Health Sciences (2)

Electives (select 6-7 credit hours):

BIOL 402 Microbiology Lab (2)
BIOL 405 Genetics Lab (2)
BIOL 435 Neurobiology (3)
BIOL 417 Biology of Development (3)
BIOL 506 Bacterial Infectious Diseases (3)
BIOL 512 Virology (3)
BIOL 601 Biochemistry Lab (2)

Pre-Research Science Track:

Core (22 credit hours):

BTEC 300 Intro to Biotech (3)
BTEC 305 Applied Microbiology (4)
BTEC 400 Applied Immunology (3)
BTEC 475 Applied Separation Science (6)
BTEC 494 Topics in Biotech (1)
BIOL 600 Biochemistry (3)
LA&S 480 Professional Development (1)
BIOL 490 Practicum in Health Sciences (2)


Electives (select 6-7 credit hours):

BIOL 350 Genetics (4)
BIOL 416 Cell Structure and Function (3)
BIOL 435 Neurobiology (3)
BIOL 506 Bacterial Infectious Diseases (3)
BIOL 512 Virology (3)
BIOL 546 Mammalian Phys. (3)
BIOL 601 Biochemistry Lab (2)


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