Academic Brochure - Biology Post Bac Program

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About the Program

The Biology Post-Baccalaureate Program at MMC is a nondegree

granting program designed for college graduates.

Offered by the College’s prestigious Department of Natural

Sciences, the program offers course sequences appropriate

for M.D., D.O., P.A., P.T., R.N., D.V.M., D.D.S., and other allied

health programs.

Program Features:

Students accepted into the Biology Post-Baccalaureate

Program can expect:

◢ A customized academic plan

◢ No wait-list for courses

◢ Small classes (< 20 students) taught only by faculty

◢ Maximum of 12 students per lab section

◢ Individual lab assignments to foster independence

and mastery of techniques

◢ A science faculty advisor for one-on-one guidance

and support

◢ Opportunities to conduct research

◢ Access to an extensive alumni network in the

biomedical field

When is a Post-Baccalaureate program

right for you?

Consider the MMC Biology Post-Bac if you need:

◢ To complete prerequisites for:

∙ Professional programs (medical. dental, P.A.)

∙ Entrance exams

◢ To increase your undergraduate GPA

◢ To receive extended advising in your pre-health path

◢ A flexible school schedule

◢ To expand knowledge and hone and build lab skills

Course Curriculum

The Biology Post-Baccalaureate Program curriculum is flexible

and customized to meet students’ individual needs and career

goals. Students choose from a selection of biology, chemistry,

physics, and math courses, and work closely with our expert

faculty advisors to determine appropriate placement into

courses based on academic experience and career goals.

Non-science courses are also available.

BIOL 136. Anatomy

BIOL 220. General Biology I

BIOL 222. General Biology II

BIOL 234. Human Physiology

BIOL 240. Cellular and Molecular Biology

BIOL 251. Laboratory Research Methods

BIOL 320. Microbiology

BIOL 329. Physiology

BIOL 425. Genetics

◢ BIOL 441. Biochemistry (Same as CHEM 441)

CHEM 233/234. General Chemistry I & Laboratory

CHEM 235/236. General Chemistry II & Laboratory

CHEM 317/318. Organic Chemistry I & Laboratory

CHEM 319/320. Organic Chemistry II & Laboratory

MATH 210. Calculus I

MATH 224. Statistics

PSYCH 101. General Psychology I

PHYS 261. General Physics I

PHYS 262. General Physics II

SOC 101. Introduction to Sociology

Some courses are also available online and during

January or summer sessions

Alumni Connections:

Weill Cornell Medical Hospital

Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Canter

The Rockefeller University

Rowan School of Osteopathic Medicine

Rutgers University Medical College

University of Pennsylvania Dental School

...and more!

Program Eligibility:

Applicants should have a B.S./B.A. degree, any major is

welcome. The post-bac academic plan will be tailored in

accordance to the goals of the applicant.

Apply Today:

Applicants should be prepared to submit:

An official undergraduate transcript

The Biology Post-Baccalaureate Course Advising Form

One professional letter of recommendation

For more information or to apply, visit:


or contact:

Ann Aguanno, Ph.D.

Professor of Biology,

Chair Dept. of Natural Sciences,



(212) 774-4838

Office of Admission

221 East 71 st Street, New York, NY 10021

1-800-MARYMOUNT or 212-517-0430



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