At a Glance
Upper Division Electives
Cost of Program
Chemistry Self Test
University of Southern California
College of Letter Arts & Sciences
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0151
Tel: (213) 821-2354
P P P Philosophy
The USC Postbaccalaureate Premedical Program offers its students an
environment that fosters all of these aspects of premedical preparation.
PPP students do more than complete premed coursework. They enter a
community of individuals from diverse backgrounds, a community built on
the various experiences of its members. They enter a well-rounded group
focused on becoming effective clinicians, innovative scientists, caring,
compassionate, more complete human beings. And they experience a more
complete premedical preparation as they come to understand that there is
more to what they are doing than the goal of "getting in" to a med
school. They come to understand the academic, ethical and
service-centered dedication that is essential for a career in medicine.
Power to help those in need...
PPP students don't simply prepare for the day when they will be able to
help those in need, they make today that day. Our students volunteer in
community clinics and state-of-the-art hospitals. They work closely with
doctors in all fields. PPP students have traveled to Mexico, Ecuador,
and Ghana among other locales administering healthcare to those who
desperately need it. Students also reach out to their local communities,
serving as tutors, teachers, leaders. They know that right now is the
right time to help others - and they do it everyday.
Potential to shape the future...
PPP students are involved in scientific research, clinical studies,
bioethics committees, programs in preventive medicine and other various
types of experiences that are all part of cutting-edge healthcare. Our
students understand that healthcare is on the move, going places that
will shape our world, and our students are moving with it.