To see a program overview, learn about the unique opportunities offered to students within this degree, and to connect to admission and faculty resource links, review the Medicine program page.
Admission to Medicine is based on the completion of an undergraduate or bachelor's degree. This means you must complete a first degree before applying to the Max Rady College of Medicine. To choose courses, refer to the program page of your intended first degree in this guide.
|Courses Recommended in First Degree for MCAT Preparation|
BIOL 1020 and BIOL 1030
CHEM 1300 and CHEM 1310
ENGL 1200 (W) or any Written English (W) course
MBIO 1010, MBIO 2020
PHYS 1020 (M) and PHYS 1030 (M), or
Plan to transit or apply to another faculty after completing University 1.
|Minimum Credit Hours:||
90 credit hours with the completion of any type of undergraduate degree. See the Applicant Information Bulletin for complete admission information.
Summer Session may be used to complete admission requirements, however, your degree must be declared no later than June 30 in the year concurrent with entering the M.D. Program.
|Minimum Course Load:||
University 1 may be completed on a full-time or part-time basis.
|W Requirement:||Refer to the admission and course requirements of your first degree.|
|M Requirement:||Refer to the admission and course requirements of your first degree.|
Based on selection priority as listed in the Applicant Information Bulletin. Admission is competitive - a higher than minimum GPA is often required and varies each year depending on the applicant pool.
Admission is restricted to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents.
Applicants must write the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT). For more information on the MCAT, see aamc.org/mcat.
As part of a personal assessment, an interview will be conducted that follows the Multiple Mini Interview (MMI) format.
Combination of AGPA, MCAT, and MMI.
Refer to the Applicant Information Bulletin for details with respect to assigning priorities based on applicant residency.
Applicants may be considered for admission under different categories. See the Applicant Information Bulletin.