MPS -TO- MD (1+4) Pathways

  • MPS –to- MD (1+4)-pathway is a five-year pathway in which the students enroll first in the one-year MPS capstone paper track, then they will be guaranteed an interview with the CNU college of Medicine upon achieving certain criteria.

  • Within only ONE academic year of three semesters (Fall, Spring and Summer), the student must complete 31 credits of a rigorous courses of pharmaceutical, biomedical, clinical regulatory sciences and a capstone project. By successfully completing the first year, the student will earn the MPS degree.
  • MPS students with a 3.5 cumulative GPA in the first semester of the program and a minimum MCAT score of 508 will be guaranteed an interview for a position in the CNU College of Medicine.
  • Students must independently submit an MD application via AMCAS.
  • Students must complete the CNUCOM prerequisites found in the COM general catalog and available online
  • We encourage people from underrepresented group minorities in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) to apply.

Admission Requirements for MPS-to-MD (1+4) Pathway:

  1. Application Fee: $60.
  2. Official Transcripts: Your academic records from each college-level institution you have attended are required.
  3. Minimum requirement GPA 3.2. Students with undergraduate degrees in the chemistry, biological sciences, and related fields are encouraged to apply.

Tuition Fee For The First Year of MPS Capstone Track


Application is now open for Fall 2024. Deadline for the application is August 16th, 2024