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. Apply by our Priority Deadline of March 15. Deadline extended to June 7.

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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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