Traditional Track (2-Year Program)

The MSMS 2-Year Traditional Track is designed for applicants who are looking to enhance their undergraduate record, improve their MCAT performance and strengthen their academic skills to ensure a more competitive medical school application. Students selected for this track will take a biomedical science and public health intensive curriculum, as well as engage in a required Emergency Medical Technician training through Grady Hospital, providing a solid foundation in clinical skills before entering medical school.

  • GPA/MCAT Requirements (preferred)
    • GPA: 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
    • BCPM: 2.8 on a 4.0 scale
      • If you need help calculating your BCPM, please use this link.
    • MCAT score: 490
      • MCAT scores should not be older than 3 years. 

2-Year Traditional Track Curriculum

Semester 1 Semester 2
MSMS Year 1
Medical Histology I: Cells and Tissues (3 credit hours) Medical Histology II: Organs and Systems (3 credit hours)
Basic Biochemistry (3 credit hours) Biostatistics (3 credit hours)
Critical Thinking and Problem Solving I (3 credit hours) Critical Thinking and Problem Solving II (4 credit hours)
Introduction to Public Health (3 credit hours) Community Health Assessment and Improvement (2 credit hours)
Survey of Medical Terminology (1 credit hour) Introduction to Health Professions (2 credit hours)
  Bridges to Health Equity - Elective (3 credit hours)
TOTAL: 13 CREDIT HOURS TOTAL: 14 CREDIT HOURS
MSMS Year 2
Semester 1 Semester 2
Introduction to Neurobiology (3 credit hours) Introduction to Medical Pharmacology (3 credit hours)
Introduction to Neurobiology Lab (2 credit hours) Medical Genetics (2 credit hours)
Introduction to Medical Microbiology and Immunology (3 credit hours) Culminating Project II: Final Paper (2 credit hours)
Biology of Health and Disease (3 credit hours)  EMT Training (8 credit hours)
Culminating Project I: Data Skills and Proposal Development (3 credit hours)  
Epidemiology - Elective (3 credit hours)  
TOTAL: 14 CREDIT HOURS TOTAL: 15 CREDIT HOURS
TOTAL PROGRAM HOURS: 56 CREDIT HOURS

Orientation Dates

  • August 3-5, 2022

Start of Classes

  • August 8, 2022