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Medical Anatomy and Physiology, Post-Baccalaureate Certificate

Saint Louis University School of Medicine Medical Anatomy and Physiology Certificate Program (MAPP) is a two-semester academic experience for post-baccalaureate scholars considering careers in medicine, biomedical sciences, or other health care professions.

About The Program

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Guaranteed Interview for Admission

Candidacy for a guaranteed interview for Saint Louis University School of Medicine will require a minimum MCAT score of 498 with demonstrated clinical, service and research activities and while enrolled in the MAPP program maintains a GPA of 3.25 each semester, participates in at least two service activities during the program, and upholds professionalism. MAPP candidates must complete all MD application requirements to be eligible for a guaranteed interview.

Benefits of the MAPP Program

Offered through the Center for Anatomical Science and Education (CASE), scholars also have the opportunity to apply for the CASE master's degree (M.S.) graduate programs. The core courses successfully completed in the MAPP program apply toward the completion of the M.S. in Anatomy. These programs provide graduate level academic experiences, including opportunities to serve as tutors and teaching assistants in advanced anatomical science courses, to facilitate entry into medical school, other healthcare professional fields, and biomedical doctoral programs. 

In addition to this, MAPP students:

  • Who complete the program in good academic standing receive a post-baccalaureate certificate in medical anatomy and physiology
  • Are given the opportunity to participate in MCAT exam preparation
  • Learn from faculty who are a diverse team of clinicians and scientists dedicate to teaching, training, and advising students
  • Experience hands-on training in gross anatomy and neuroanatomy laboratories

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CASE Graduate Program

Interested and competitive MAPP students are encouraged to apply for admission into CASE M.S. programs. MAPP students are required to complete the core curriculum with a 3.0 GPA to apply. Accepted M.S. students are eligible and encouraged to apply for competitive teaching assistant positions. 

For more information on CASE graduate programs:

View CASE Website