Post-Baccalaureate Health Science Intensive within the MS in Biotechnology
The Post-Baccalaureate Health Science Intensive program was designed to ready you for medical school admission. Following one year as a full-time student, you will graduate the program well-prepared for the competitive application process — and also with your master of science in biotechnology degree.
Rooted in biochemistry, molecular biology, and cell biology, this program incorporates immersive lab and research experiences. You will also have the flexibility to choose elective courses that fit your educational and career goals.
94% of students are accepted to medical school within two application cycles.
Beyond Science: Professional Development
As a future physician, you’ll also lead teams, communicate with patients, and collaborate with colleagues at all levels of your organization. With courses that go beyond the hard sciences, you will develop into a well-rounded professional with skills and knowledge in:
- Written and oral communication
- Leadership and teamwork
- Cultural sensitivity
- Psychosocial determinants of health
Personalized Medical School Application Assistance
Not only do we prepare you academically for acceptance into med school; we also help you prepare for the competitive application process. Our individualized medical school advising includes assistance with:
- Target school selection
- Understanding the medical school perspective
- Application review
- Personal statement review
- Secondary essay advice
- Mock interviews
- MCAT preparation
- Committee letter of recommendation
We’ll also help you find and secure volunteer or research opportunities and suggest additional coursework that can add value to your application.
What It’s Like to Study at JHU
Why Study Biotechnology at JHU
A leading research university and renowned source for health care information, Johns Hopkins is an ideal place to prepare for the rigors of medical school.
Medical School-Focused Curriculum
Your core courses cover biochemistry, molecular and cell biology, problem-solving and innovation, leadership, sociology, and the psychosocial determinants of health. Electives range from genetics and neurobiology to infectious diseases and animal physiology.
Personalized Medical School Advising and Application Assistance
Our advising team will help you explore target schools, choose the right classes, complete your applications, and prepare for exams and interviews.
Where Our Graduates Go
JHU students are accepted to top medical schools across the country including University of Pennsylvania, UCSF, Yale University, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, and Tufts University School of Medicine.
Take the Next Step
Prepare yourself to enter medical school and earn your MS in Biotechnology degree along the way.