Pre-Medical Master’s Program

What is the Pre-Medical Master's Program?

The Pre-Medical Master’s Program is an accelerated medical education program for career changers - those who have an undergraduate degree in something other than the typical pre-med majors. After successfully completing this 2-semester, 8-month program offered by Medical University of the Americas, students will be eligible for admission to Saba University School of Medicine's medical program. Students are also awarded a Master's Degree in Biological Science from Medical University of the Americas. The curriculum is offered online, and students may begin the program any of three times per year - in January, May, or September. Students may attend asynchronously to allow for convenient attendance for students living in a variety of time zonesStudents may also attend the program on a part-time basis.

Admission Requirements

  • Entry Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree (or comparable) from an accredited institution. 
  • English Proficiency: Since English is the language of instruction at Saba, it is important that applicants be prepared academically to pursue the curriculum and be able to communicate effectively. Applicants whose principal language is not English may be required to take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).


Program graduates can gain direct admission to Saba’s Medical program, eliminating application delays and expenses.
Start med school in just 8 months, not 2+ years like other programs.
Begin medical school with a built-in support system of friends and study partners.
100% of the Pre-Medical Master’s Program faculty hold either a PhD, MD, or both, and have extensive experience teaching medical students.

Curriculum and Tuition

  • Principles of Medicine
  • Organismal Biology 
  • Organic Chemistry/Biochemistry 
  • Math & Physics for Biological Science 
  • Health & Disease 
  • Anatomy 
  • Physiology 
  • Cell/Molecular Biology 
  • Tuition: USD $7,000 per semester
  • Fees: USD $2,500 per semester
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Student Testimonials

"The support you feel at Saba is tremendous. If you want to be a physician and help people, then Saba is a great choice."

Elie Bou-Rzik

Student and Aspiring Physician

"Saba is a welcoming place. The professors are always available and your peers can help too. There are a lot of resources for you."

Jheanell McFarlane

Student and Aspiring Physician

"The professors are helpful. They make sure we are able to have good scores for our Step 1 and 2 USMLE to get back to our homes."

Daniel Lwis

Student and Aspiring Family Physician

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