Bachelor's/M.D. Dual Degree Programs

The Schmidt College of Medicine offers programs which allow outstanding students the opportunity to achieve their B.S. and M.D. degrees in 7-8 years. Students admitted into these highly selective programs will be offered conditional admission*  to the Schmidt College of Medicine provided they maintain the required program standards. Each student will work closely with the programs’ faculty and staff to develop an individual education plan and to ensure a smooth transition if accepted into the College of Medicine.

*Upon completion of program requirements (please see below for more details).

Programs

Med Direct

7-8 year B.S./M.D. program is a collaborative effort between the College of Science and College of Medicine, offered on the Boca Raton Campus.

Wilkes Medical Scholars

7-8 year B.S./M.D. program is a collaborative effort between the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College and College of Medicine, offered on the Jupiter Campus.

Program Highlights

  1. During the spring of their senior year, select high school finalists are offered an interview at the College of Medicine.
  2. Students enrolled in the B.S./M.D. programs will receive mentoring from medical students and faculty from the College of Medicine.
  3. Students will participate in meaningful research, volunteer, and medical experiences.
  4. Students will have the opportunity to interact with the College of Medicine and its affiliate hospitals.
  5. Students will be provided individualized pre-medical advising throughout the entire undergraduate program.

Download Program Expectations and Requirements

Minimum Eligibility and Application Requirements

  1. Minimum scores: 1490 SAT or 33 ACT
  2. Weighted High School GPA: 4.30
  3. Completed Bachelor's/M.D. Program Application (click APPLY NOW via the link below) submitted no later than 11:59PM EST on Friday, December 1, 2023.
  4. Student must be a US citizen or permanent resident
  5. Letter of recommendation from a counselor or high school teacher uploaded to the following link no later than 11:59PM EST on Friday, December 1, 2023. You must provide this link to your letter writer: https://fau.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_882HSfHnN8uymTc
  6. Must apply to both the B.S./M.D. program and to FAU via the common application

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Timeline for AY 2023-2024*
Timeline Date Timeline Description
September 11, 2023 - December 1, 2023 Open applications
December 1, 2023 Application closes at 11:59PM EST
December 2, 2023 - January 12, 2024 Program Committee reviews applications
January 15, 2024 - January 26, 2024 Invitations to interview will be sent to applicants
February 2024 Interviews will be conducted virtually
April 2024 Decisions released to applicants

*Timeline subject to change

Contact BS/MD Program

Please contact faubsmdprograms@fau.edu to receive more information about the Bachelor's/M.D. Programs.

Additional Information
The Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine offers students a variety of educational programs and degrees.
Address
Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine
Florida Atlantic University
777 Glades Road, BC-71
Boca Raton, FL 33431