School of Medicine and Medical Sciences

Admission to the Medical Program

Track 1: For applicants holding a Bachelor of Science in Health Fundamental Sciences from the School of Medicine at USEK

Applicants holding a BS in Health Fundamental Sciences from the School of Medicine at USEK with a GPA of 80/100 or above should apply to the Medicine Program by simply completing the application form at the Orientation and Admission Office.

Track 2: For other applicants

Applicants for the Medical Program at USEK should fulfill the following requirements:
  • Submit an application form.
  • Hold a Lebanese Baccalaureate (Life Sciences - LS, General Sciences - GS) or an equivalent diploma.
  • Hold a BS in Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biomedical Engineering, Health Fundamental Sciences, or other Sciences program with a GPA of 80/100 or above (what is known as Pre-med program; a 3-year program with a load of 92 to 110 credits).
  • Have a GPA score of 85/100 or above in the following core courses in Sciences:
    - Cellular Biology
    - Molecular Biology
    - Structural Biochemistry
    - Metabolic Biochemistry
    - General Physics
    - General Chemistry
    - Organic Chemistry
    - Statistics
  • Have a competitive score on MCAT examination taken within the year of this application, preferably at end of the spring semester of the 3rd year of your BS. The MCAT score should be presented along with the application form.
    For the academic year 2017-2018, the required MCAT score is 508/528.
  • Submit proof of university level language proficiency in French and English, as defined in the admission policy for the BS in Health Fundamental Sciences.

Eligible candidates should sit for a competitive Entrance Exam covering the following subjects:
  • Cytology and Human cell pathologies
  • Biostatistics
  • Human cellular physiology
  • Human Physiology
  • Biophysics
  • Microbiology
  • Genetics
  • Economics and Health Management

The selection of students is based on a system of Numerus Clausus.
Admitted candidates should complete a one-year Medical Prerequisite Courses and gain a GPA of 80/100 or above.

A mandatory advisory interview will guide each candidate in the choice of the Medical Prerequisite Courses (up to 21 credits per semester)
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