MPS-to-MD (2+4) Pathways

Provides education and training opportunities for students interested in pursuing a career as medical doctors through a six-year pathway in drug development and pharmaceutical sciences followed by progression to CNU college of Medicine.

​Admission Requirements:

  • B.S. degree in life sciences/health sciences with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.2

  • At least two recommendation letters

  • Successfully pass personal interview with admissions committee from CNU-MPS Degree program and  CNU-College of Medicine

In order to matriculate in CNU College of Medicine students should:

  • Earn a cumulative MPS Program GPA of at least 3.50 by the spring term of the year prior to matriculation at CNUCOM

  • Must be in good academic and professional standing.

  • Students must  maintain full-time status at MPS program. 

  • Participate in at least one CNUCOM campus activity per year while attending the MPS program. 

  • Submit a primary AMCAS application to CNUCOM and a Supplemental Application to the CNUCOM Office of Admissions upon request.  

  •  Successfully complete the CNUCOM Prerequisites, found in the General Catalog and available online.  

  •  Score a 508 or higher on the MCAT.  

  •  Receive a favorable assessment in the CNUCOM admissions interview.

  • Meet California requirements for professional licensure.   

Master of Pharmaceutical Sciences

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