Health Sciences Medical Post Baccalaureate Curriculum

All coursework within the Post Baccalaureate Program curriculum is presented by LECOM faculty at the Erie campus.

The Post Baccalaureate Program is a two-semester, non-degree granting course of study designed to enhance the science background of participating students.  Classes are held daily Monday through Friday for two 15-week periods.  Classes are not held on designated holidays, and other holidays or occasions as so identified.

Students will earn 15 credit hours per semester based on the standard calculation of 14 hours of instruction per each credit hour.  Post Baccalaureate students must adhere to all policies and regulations of LECOM.

Course Topics

Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Cell Biology   Anatomy
Biochemistry   Immunology
Physiology   Virology
Histology   Pathology
Genetics   Pharmacology & Toxicology
Microbiology   Intro to Osteopathic Medicine
Critical Thinking    

Please note that the curriculum is subject to change.

The remainder of the curriculum is allocated to examinations, directed study, oral presentations and other related modalities of instruction and assessment as appropriate.

Upon successful completion of the one-year curriculum, the student will receive a certificate acknowledging completion of all coursework. Letters of recommendation to prospective professional programs will be forwarded on behalf of Post Baccalaureate students as requested.