Prepare for Your Career in Medicine

The Georgetown University Special Master’s Program is the foremost and longest-running program of its kind for future medical students.

Preparing professionals since 1975.

Attend Georgetown School of Medicine lectures and be graded alongside med students.

85% med school acceptance rate within two years of enrolling in the SMP. (Includes students who don’t apply during the SMP)

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Our one-year postbaccalaureate program is tailored to college graduates who wish to strengthen their credentials for application to U.S. medical schools. Our faculty are invested in providing training, resources, and personalized career strategies to help you reach your goals.

New Scholarship for SMP Students

Our new Dean’s Excellence Merit Scholarship awards tuition funds to students who scored highly on the MCAT.

More Than a Degree

In addition to the Master of Science in Physiology, you’ll receive valuable academic and professional support as part of the Georgetown SMP. Our commitment to your success starts before your first semester, and continues after you graduate:


Get to know the Special Master’s Program and faculty before you enroll, to find out how you’ll fit in as a Georgetown Physio.


Perfect your med school applications with help from our experts, and enjoy the Georgetown community and student services.


After you’re off to med school (or another career), you can still count on our professional development team for personalized career advising.

The Georgetown Difference

Decades of Experience

The SMP is the first and longest-running program of its kind and is highly respected by medical schools.

Medical-Level Instruction

Our cohorts take classes with (and are graded against) Georgetown School of Medicine students.

Proven Advising System

Our comprehensive support system assists students in the medical application process.

Preeminent Faculty

Courses are taught by outstanding, awarding-winning professors including Dr. Mulroney, author (with Dr. Myers) of Netter’s Essential Physiology.

Two Locations

Choose between Georgetown University Medical Center and Georgetown Downtown for the schedule and opportunities that fit your goals.

Record of Success

More than 85% of our graduates are admitted into med schools across the country, including Georgetown School of Medicine.

Connect with Us

Want to learn more about the Georgetown SMP? Attend one of our informational events to connect with our faculty and staff and get more information about admissions, curriculum and outcomes.

Prospective Student Events