Only University of Miami students may apply. Students who meet the following criteria and who have at least a 3.7 GPA at the end of their sophomore Fall semester are identified by the University and are formally invited to apply to the program. To be eligible to apply, students must:
- Be US citizens or permanent residents of the United States (with an alien registration receipt card in their possession at the time of application
- Be in their fourth consecutive semester of full-time academic work (excluding summer sessions) at the University of Miami.
- Must have entered the University with a minimum SAT 1 score of 1300 (from Math and Critical Reading), or an ACT of 31.
Selection is based equally on academic merit and on an assessment of a variety of personal factors such as maturity, interpersonal skill level, demonstrated interest in patient care, extent and meaningfulness of patient care experiences, the source and depth of motivation to study medicine, and a history of involvement in campus or community activities, research, or hospital volunteering. Decisions are communicated to applicants in early June, after grades for the spring semester have been posted.
Promotion to the Miller School of Medicine
To be promoted to the Miller School of Medicine, MSP students must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.7, a science GPA of at least 3.7, and an MCAT composite score that at least meets the equivalent average score of the preceding medical school matriculating class. MSP students must satisfy all university general education requirements for their bachelors degree before starting medical school. In addition to these requirements, students must participate in one or more of the following each semester of their third year of study: patient contact and hospital volunteer experiences, research, campus or community service organizations, or study abroad. Given the nature of the MSP program, students are greatly encouraged to gain as many patient centered experiences as possible. All students must complete a verified AMCAS application, a supplemental application from the Miller School of Medicine, and provide letters of recommendation.
Further information about the MSP program may be obtained from the Office of Admissions at 305-243-3234.