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Pre-Professional MS Degree

The Pre-Professional Master of Science degree program at Indiana University School of Medicine is a one-year non-thesis program that provides graduate students with a rigorous background in the traditional anatomical and physiological disciplines. The curriculum is designed for students with the ultimate goal of earning a professional degree in medically related fields, including allopathic medicine (MD), osteopathic medicine (DO), dental or physician assistant programs. Students also have the option of obtaining supervised research experience (elective).


Find application requirements and the process for submitting materials on the admissions page. The fall semester application deadline is July 1.

Financial Aid and Support

The IU School of Medicine Pre-Professional MS degree program does not offer financial support to students. However, students may be eligible for financial aid and should contact the IUPUI Office of Student Financial Services for more information.

Applicants can estimate tuition and fees through the Bursar Office. In the program selection option, applicants to the MS Pre-Professional Program should select “All Other Graduate Programs.”

by the numbers

*Data from 2016–2022

35 students enrolled per year
46% from diverse backgrounds
3.44 average total GPA
3.3 average science GPA
500 average MCAT
17 average DAT