The MSMS at MU will help strengthen your scientific skills and improve entrance exam scores. We offer an 11-month, 42 credit academic experience with virtual labs and lectures from faculty at PHSU and real-world applications during class.
Our location, just 6 miles from of the nation’s capital, engaged faculty, and innovative program are just a few of the things that make MU a perfect fit for your post-bachelor’s graduate education and medical school preparation.
ABOUT MARYMOUNT UNIVERSITY
Marymount is a private comprehensive Catholic university located in Arlington, VA, just outside Washington, DC. Marymount welcomes people of all backgrounds and faiths and provides an educational environment that promotes dialogue, understanding, and service, as well as intellectual and personal development. Marymount’s commitment to diversity is one of its greatest strengths, inspiring intellectual curiosity, ideas, and perspectives that challenge students, faculty, and staff to find innovative, creative, and inclusive solutions to societal issues.
Marymount’s nearly 4,000 students hail from 78 countries and 45 U.S. states and territories, and the university is tied in USNWR for #1 for Campus Ethnic Diversity and #2 in Most International Students among regional universities in the South. Marymount is currently recognized as Virginia’s only four-year emerging Hispanic-serving institution.
Ponce Health Sciences University School of Medicine, an LCME accredited institution with campuses in Ponce, Puerto Rico and St. Louis, Missouri, offers an MD Program interview to the top 20% of MSMS program graduates in any given MD application year. Those offered an interview must meet the standard minimum admissions requirements for the PHSU MD program.
Why Marymount University?
At Marymount you will get the personalized, community feel combined with the advantages of a large school. Our small class size and collaboration with PHSU ensure you can have it all when it comes to your educational needs! Our location, just 6 miles from of the nation’s capital, engaged faculty, and innovative program are just a few of the things that make MU a perfect fit for your post-bachelor’s graduate education and medical school preparation.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
Minimum GPA of 2.7*
*Exceptions to the GPA requirements are considered on a case-by-case basis.
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