The MD Early Assurance Program at Marshall University and the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine is a program with the goal of preparing undergraduate students for success in the MD program. The Program will consider applicants who are Marshall University students, both in-state and out-of-state, who are capable, qualified, and motivated to succeed in basic science and clinical studies and who upon graduation possess a high probability of meeting the health care needs of our state and region. Benefits of the program include:
This program is a unique opportunity with specific eligibility and application requirements and continuing obligations once a student is accepted into the program. Please see the tabs below for further information.
This program is for students currently enrolled in Marshall University who have demonstrated a particular interest in a medical career, and the academic strength to excel in a demanding premedical curriculum. Applicants must:
Application Deadline: March 27, 2024
Letters of Recommendation Deadline: April 24, 2024
Course offerings and availability are subject to change. Participants must work with the MD Early Assurance Program academic advisor to ensure timely completion of requirements. Courses not included on the recommended list must be approved by the MD Early Assurance Program academic advisor.
Participants must successfully complete a selection of 30 credit hours of 300-400 level science courses after they are accepted into the MD Early Assurance Program. Courses from the recommended course list that are taken prior to acceptance into the MD Early Assurance Program will not be counted towards the 30 hour requirement for this program. The participants must work with the premed advisor for the MD Early Assurance Program to determine which advanced science courses will fulfill the 30 hour requirement for the program. Courses not included on the recommended list must be approved by the MD Early Assurance Program academic advisor.
Acceptance into the MD Early Assurance program does not guarantee acceptance into Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine.
For more information, contact the Early Assurance Program at MDEarlyAssurance@marshall.edu.