Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Graduate Certificate in Biomedical Sciences and Health Equity




The application for the 2024-2025 Graduate Certificate in Biomedical Sciences and Health Equity is now open! MCAT or GRE scores are required. Deadline has been extended!

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Program Benefits


The program provides:

  • Graduate-level coursework in the biomedical sciences, health equity 
  • Standardized MCAT test preparation in partnership with Blueprint Test Prep
  • Research and shadowing opportunities within the largest medical complex in the world
  • Advocacy and service-learning activities 
  • Mentorship, coaching and networking opportunities 

Program Outcomes


Medical Schools previous participants have matriculated:

  • UTMB John Sealy School of Medicine
  • Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine (TCOM)
  • University of the Incarnate Word School of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Miller School of Medicine - University of Miami
  • University of Georgia College of Pharmacy
  • Paul L. Foster School of Medicine- Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso
  • Dell Medical School-The University of Texas at Austin
  • UTMB John Sealy School of Medicine
  • University of Houston-Tilman J. Fertitta Family College of Medicine
  • UTMB John Sealy School of Medicine
  • Howard University College of Medicine
  • UT Southwestern Medical Center
  • University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Medical School

Service Learning Opportunities

  • Amniotic Fluid Embolism Foundation
  • Angela House (TEACH)
  • Baylor College of Medicine Academy at Ryan Middle School
  • Black Swan Yoga
  • Bridgepoint Bible Church
  • Elijah Rising
  • Hispanic Heritage Poetry Reading at BCM
  • Houston Area Road Runners
  • Houston Foodbank
  • Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo
  • Houston Methodist Hospital
  • LBJ Hospital
  • Learn English Ministry - Cypress
  • Loaves & Fishes
  • Project C.U.R.E
  • The Beacon
  • The Young Center
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