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Direct Linkage Agreements for Various Health Professions Programs.

Allopathic Medicine Programs

Direct Linkage from CMSRU Post Bacc to CMSRU MD Program
Each year, up to 4 students who have completed the Post Baccalaureate program will be eligible for an automatic interview to determine acceptance and matriculation directly into CMSRU’s MD program. Students must meet all of the guidelines below. No exceptions will be made due to the competitive nature of this linkage agreement. Eligible students will interview during the normal interview season.

Eligibility to Interview (Up to 4 students max)

- Undergraduate Science GPA of at least 3.2
- Post Baccalaureate GPA of 3.7 or higher
- MCAT score at approximately the 60th percentile *old MCAT scores will not be accepted*
- 20 hours or more of community service within the Camden community

Contingencies to Matriculate

- Completion of CMSRU Advanced Premedical Post Baccalaureate Program
- Meet all CMSRU MD prerequisites (view here)

Osteopathic Medicine Programs

Direct Linkage from CMSRU Post Bacc to Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine’s (PCOM) DO Program
Each year up to 3 students who have completed the Post Baccalaureate program will be eligible for an automatic interview to determine acceptance and matriculation directly into PCOM’s DO program. No exceptions will be made due to the competitive nature of this linkage agreement. Eligible students will interview during the normal interview season.

Eligibility to Interview

Podiatric Medicine Programs

Direct Linkage from CMSRU Post Bacc to New York College of Podiatric Medicine’s DPM Program
Status: *Finalizing agreement/Administrative Review – more information to come soon*

Direct Linkage from CMSRU Post Bacc to Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine’s DPM Program
Status: *Finalizing agreement/Administrative Review – more information to come soon*

Clinical Psychology

Direct Linkage from CMSRU Post Bacc to Rowan University’s Clinical Psychology Ph.D Program
Status: *Finalizing agreement/Administrative Review – more information to come soon*

Ph.D Programs

Direct Linkage from CMSRU Post Bacc to Rutgers-Newark & New Jersey Institute of Technology Joint Ph.D Program in Urban Systems
Status: *Under Administrative Review*