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    Attend our Biology Post-Baccalaureate Virtual Info Session on Tuesday, December 5, 2023, from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM. Click here to register!

    Why Pursue a Biology Post-Bac?

    You’re already a college graduate and you want to fulfill pre-med, pre-dental, and other pre-health course requirements. The Marymount Manhattan Post-Bac in Biology prepares you for medical, dental, nursing, veterinary, and other health programs.

    Why Pursue a Biology Post-Bac at MMC?

    You’ll receive individual attention from expert professors in a close-knit liberal arts environment, right in the heart of New York City.

    We offer course sequences appropriate for M.D., D.O., P.A., P.T., R.N., D.V.M., D.D.S., and other allied health programs. You’ll choose from an array of biology, chemistry, physics, and math courses. We work closely with you to determine appropriate placement into courses based on academic experience and career goals.

    What You Will Learn

    The Biology Post-Baccalaureate curriculum is flexible and customized to meet your individual needs and career goals. You’ll choose from a selection of courses in:

    • Biology
    • Chemistry
    • Math
    • Physics

    You’ll work closely with our faculty advisors to determine appropriate placement into courses based on academic experience and career goals. Non-science courses are also available.

    Spring 2024 course offerings include: General Biology II with lab, General Chemistry II with lab, General Physics II with lab, Organic Chemistry II with lab, Human Physiology with lab, Cell and Molecular Biology with lab, Biochemistry, Bioethics, and Pre-Calculus.
    Anatomy with lab is offered in Summer 2024.

    Learn More About the Program

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    Dr. Richard Finizio, Biology Post-Bac Program Coordinator 

    Program Highlights

    Biology Post-Bacs Paula Schneider, Esha Sathiyamoorthy, and Abe Libman

    Classes are made up of less than 20 students, and lab sections have a maximum capacity of 12. Students learn from full-time faculty who are experts in the field; no teaching assistants!

    Zachary Barbati, B.S., Biology, 2010

    A pre-health committee of faculty members guides students in career goals, entrance exam preparation, and application and reference letter processes. Priority applications to the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine and the Touro College of Pharmacy through our partnership agreements.

    In-person general biology laboratory

    A customized academic plan devised for each student based on academic background and career goals.

    Careers and Outcomes


    • Medical Doctor
    • M.D./Ph.D.
    • Pharm.D.
    • Research Technician
    • Research Scientist
    • Doctor of Osteopathy
    • Nurse Practitioner
    • Physician Assistant
    • Physical Therapist


    • Weill Cornell Medicine
    • Mount Sinai Health
    • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    • Hospital for Special Surgery
    • Columbia University Medical Center

    Take A Tour of the Natural Sciences Department

    Students Elizabeth Scott ’21 and Jade Johnsamson ’22 take you on a virtual tour of the labs and classrooms that make up the Natural Sciences Department. See how our facilities and small class sizes give you exceptional hands-on lab experience.

    Take a tour

    Start your journey today.

    Biology Post-Bac Applications are now open for the Spring and Summer 2023 terms. Apply below!

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