A distinguished medical career starts here. Our commitment is to provide students with a strong foundation on which they can build solid, durable careers. We offer a four (4) semester, two-year programme for High School graduates to fulfill prerequisites for entering the MD programme.

This programme is ideal for graduating high school students who are committed to studying medicine and are ready to begin their medical studies immediately after high school. It is also the path for non-traditional students who must complete prerequisite courses before being accepted to the medicine, dentistry, and veterinary sciences programme of their choice in Jamaica, the Caribbean, and North America.

These students will be able to do the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) and can apply for General Medicine, Dentistry, or Veterinary Sciences.

Once students complete the programme successfully, they will be transferred to the Caribbean School of Medical Sciences, Jamaica’s four (4) year MD programme. Students are awarded an Associate of Sciences in Natural and Applied Sciences (Pre-Med).


The Associate of Science in Natural and Applied Sciences (Pre-Med) is fully accredited by the University Council of Jamaica (UCJ).


The Programme Cost is US$5600.00 per year

You can apply for financial support from:

  • Student Loan Bureau
  • Scholarship (Contact us for further detail)
  • CSMSJ Endowment Foundation 

What Do you Need to Get Started?

Five CSEC subjects at the General Proficiency Level (Grades 1-3), including:

  • Mathematics and English
  • Three other subjects must include a minimum of two related science subjects (e.g., Biology, Physics, Human & Social Biology, and Chemistry)
  • The Programme Director and UCJ will verify equivalent qualifications from other countries.

Programme Outline

Students are taught College English, College Mathematics, Chemistry, College Physics, College Biology, Environmental Science, Human Psychology, Biochemistry, Medical Terminology, Philosophy, College Computer Sciences, Research Methods, Medical Ethics, Anatomy and Physiology.

Medical College Admission Test (MCAT)

The Medical College Admission Test® (MCAT®), developed and administered by the AAMC, is a standardized, multiple-choice examination created to help medical school admissions offices assess your problem solving, critical thinking, and knowledge of natural, behavioral, and social science concepts and principles prerequisite to the study of medicine.  Examinees should be familiar with the MCAT Essentials in order to take the exam.

Further information provided below:

Taking the Mcat Exam
Register for the Mcat Exam
Mcat Scheduling Fees
U.S. Territories and International Mcat Testing Calendar
The MCAT Essentials for Testing Year 2022