MD Admissions Requirements

Students seeking admission to Geisinger Commonwealth’s MD program must have:

  1. A bachelor’s degree from a US or Canadian accredited undergraduate college or university (must be completed before enrollment in MD program)
  2. Be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident.
  3. Ability to certify and comply with Geisinger Commonwealth’s Technical Standards with or without reasonable accommodations.
  4. MCAT scores no more than three years old at time of application
  5. The following coursework:
    General Biology with laboratory (1 year/2 semesters)
    General Inorganic Chemistry with laboratory (1 year/2 semesters)
    Organic Chemistry with laboratory (1 year/2 semesters)
    General Physics with laboratory (1 year/2 semesters)
    English and English Composition (1 semester)
    *Online coursework will not be considered for fulfillment of pre-requisite courses.
    *AP Credits can be applied towards these requirements
  6. Consented to the College’s Enrollment Requirements (.pdf) for accepted students prior to matriculation.