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Accelerated Premedical-Medical Program (BS/MD)

Earn a BS and an MD in 7 years

Spend three years at Penn State followed by four years at the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. Complete a BS in year four and an MD in year seven. Since this programs inception in 1963 more than 1,000 Penn Staters have earned their B.S./M.D. degrees through this cooperative Premedical-Medical program.

Admissions Requirements

Applying in your senior year of high school is required for this rigorous academic program.

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Program FAQs

Get the answers to your most-asked questions.

A Member of our Prehealth Advising team talking to a future student during the college Welcome Day event.

Program Cost and Schedule

Students pay the regular tuition rates for Penn State for the first three years and then at SKMC at Thomas Jefferson for the final four years.

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