Programs & Admissions

Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) Degree Program (Macon, Savannah & Columbus)

The full four year MD program is offered on the Macon, and Savannah campuses.  The third and fourth year program are additionally offered on the Columbus campus. 

Estimated number of new matriculants in the first year class is 120.

The overarching goal of the admissions process is to identify, attract and enroll well qualified students who are likely to graduate into caring and well-rounded physicians, committed to serving the primary care and healthcare needs of rural and medically underserved areas or medically underserved populations in Georgia.   

Get more information about applying to the M.D. Program.


Graduate Degree Programs

Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences (Macon & Savannah)

The Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences Program (MSBMS) is a research-intensive, thesis-based graduate program designed to prepare students for employment in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries; healthcare; teaching; and for further postgraduate studies at the doctoral level in medicine (MD, DO), dental medicine (DMD), or in basic and applied/translational research (Ph.D). Get more information.

Master of Science in Preclinical Sciences (Macon)

The Master of Science in Preclinical Sciences (MSPCS) Program is a one year (32-week) curriculum composed of 31 credit hours of science courses addressing concepts that are foundational to the practice of medicine and to research in the biomedical field. The two main goals of the MSPCS are to prepare graduates for careers in science teaching, academic laboratory research, publishing or policy-making, and to enhance the scientific knowledge of graduates who desire to pursue a Ph.D. in the biomedical sciences, a medical degree through either a Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) program, or other degrees in healthcare, such as in Pharmacy, Physician Assistantship, or Dentistry. Applicants for the MSPCS Program must have completed or attained the following requirements prior to enrollment.  Get more information.

Master of Family Therapy (Macon & Atlanta)

Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) Program’s mission is to transform MFT and medical students into competent and compassionate professionals who work collaboratively to meet the needs of individuals, couples, families and communities, including the rural and underserved.  Emphasizing interactive and problem-based teaching strategies, our student-centered faculty provides a conceptual and practical foundation that equips graduates to be discerning consumers and innovative producers of scholarship across a variety of clinical and academic settings.  Get More information.