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The School of Biomedical Sciences at the USF Morsani College of Medicine offers eligible
Judy Genshaft Honors College students a Guaranteed Admission Program (GAP) to the
Pre-Professional M.S. in Medical Sciences, Pre-Professional Program (MSP3).
The Honors MSP3 GAP is a direct entry program designed to assist USF's Judy Genshaft
Honors College students seeking admission into a health professional school (e.g.,
MD, DO, DMD, DVM, PharmD). It will allow qualified students who are graduating from
USF's Judy Genshaft Honors College guaranteed acceptance into the M.S. in Biomedical
Sciences Pre-professional Program. The program aims to provide highly-qualified students
interested in obtaining entry-level medical sciences education with a sound baccalaureate
foundation for pursuing professional education through a special undergraduate curriculum
and mentoring linked with a sound graduate education in Medical Sciences.
Why participate in the One-Year Pre-Professional MSP3 GAP?This one-year program consists of 32 credits (Fall, Spring, and Summer) and is designed
to assist students who are seeking admission into a health professional school or
are looking to pursue a career in biomedical sciences, but will not be matriculating
immediately upon completion of their bachelor's degree. Its unique curriculum is designed
so that participants receive a solid foundation in the biomedical sciences that supplements
their undergraduate coursework and better prepares them for future coursework in a
graduate health profession program.
Each year, the MSP3 program receives approximately 1000 applications for 260 seats. This requires that
the program be selective with admission. By participating in the GAP program, Judy
Genshaft Honors College students who meet admission criteria will be guaranteed placement
in one of the first 20 seats in the class.
The basic entrance requirements that direct entry students must meet include:
Additionally, students will be required to:
Students must be U.S. citizens or hold permanent resident status and have no history
of disciplinary action.
*A revised version of the GRE, which includes a new scoring scale, was recently released.
Minimum score equivalencies between the old scoring scale and the revised scale can
be found here. Scores from both the old and new versions of the GRE will be accepted; provided
that the scores are less than five years old and can be reported by the ETS.**Basic Science required courses include two semesters of the following with labs:
The link to the application can be found here.
Please submit all above documentation in one package to:USF Morsani College of MedicineGraduate Affairs-MS Admissions12901 Bruce B. Downs, MDC 40Tampa, FL 33612