Pre-Med Studies: Medical School Early Admission Programs

Truman has agreements with the Schools of Medicine at the University of Missouri-Columbia, University of Missouri-Kansas City, and A.T. Still University-Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine.

  • University of Missouri-Columbia
    The Lester R. Bryant Pre-Admissions Program (MD)
    This program considers applicants who graduated from rural high schools in the process of completing their sophomore year of college (May 1).
    This program is designed for students from rural Missouri who wish to pursue careers in rural medicine. It allows students to receive their undergraduate degrees in their region while preparing for medical school at MU.
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City
    UMKC Medical Scholars Program (MD)
    Applicants are encouraged to apply after their sophomore or junior year with a summer due date of August 1.
    This program offers early admission into the School of Medicine’s M.D. Program for students currently in their sophomore or junior year of college and who attend select universities including Truman State University.
  • A.T. Still University-Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine (ATSU-KCOM)
    Still Scholars Program (DO)
    Sophomores are encouraged to apply before May 1 to be considered for an early admission decision.
    The Still Scholars Early Acceptance Program is designed to provide early admission to outstanding sophomore-level students who aspire to become doctors of osteopathic medicine. The application from Truman students is due May 1 each year to Dr. Roberta Donahue, Department of Health and Exercise Sciences.
  • A.T. Still University-Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine (ATSU-KCOM)
    Pre-Med/Med Accelerated Track (DO)
    Students can apply for this program after completing their fourth semester (spring of sophomore year) at Truman.
    The Pre-Med/Med Accelerated Track (PMAT) is a “3+4” program that allows selected health science and exercise science majors at Truman to finish undergraduate and medical school within seven years. Selected students start at A.T. Still University-Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine after successfully completing their third year at Truman. After successfully completing their first year at ATSU-KCOM, those first-year medical school credits are transferred back to Truman, and the students are awarded a Bachelor of Science in health science or exercise science from Truman.

For more information, contact:

Brittany Harden
Pre-Health Professions Coordinator & Advisor
Center for Academic Excellence
(660) 785-7403