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Pre-Professional Science Certificate (PPSC.CERT)

The Pre-Professional Science Certificate prepares students to transfer to four-year institutions either as science majors or as pre-professional students (pre-vet, pre-med, pre-dental, physical and occupational therapy, optometry, pharmacy, physician’s assistant, etc.). Certificate graduates could also find employment as laboratory technicians. The certificate fulfills most of the first-year academic entrance requirements for pre-professional programs. Students should verify information with their transfer institutions.

Minimum credits30
Minimum cumulative GPA2.0
Minimum grade in all courses2.0
Minimum JC credits15
MACRAO AgreementNo

General Education Requirements – (10 credits)

Take the following:

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Choose one of the following: (Depending on professional goals or transfer institution requirements)

Pre-Professional Science Core Requirements – (20 credits)

Choose four of the following: (Depending on professional goals or transfer institution requirements)

Choose one of the following: (Depending on professional goals or transfer institution requirements)

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* You may meet this prerequisite based on your course placement, ACT score or successful college coursework. Visit our web site for current assessment options and requirements.

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