University of Medicine & Dentistry of NJ/ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
The Biomedical Careers Program is designed for minority and disadvantaged undergraduate students interested in the health care fields and biomedical research. Participants take part in a variety of science enrichment and health care oriented activities. The program has 3 levels.
LEVEL 1 is designed for students who have just begun pre-professional studies and have completed at least one year of college including one semester of introductory biology and one semester of introductory math. It consists of 2 courses: Intro to Microbiology and Intro to Organic Chem., as well as workshops and seminars.
LEVEL 2 is designed for students who have completed at least 2 semesters of general biology plus one semester of college math. The curriculum includes: advanced biology, generally either Intro to Genetics or Intro to Biochemistry, Lab in Genetics or Microbial Physiology and either Intro to Organic Chem or MCAT Science review plus workshops and seminars.
LEVEL 3 is designed for students who are at or near the point of applying to professional school and have completed nearly all pre-professional science requirements. The curriculum includes: Advanced biology, generally either Intro to Immunology or Intro to Neuroscience, either MCAT Science Review or another advanced biology course plus workshops, research and seminars.
This program can be taken for college credit.