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Fall 2022 Applications

Priority Deadline – May 15
Apply to join the Georgetown SMP, or attend one of our monthly webinars to learn about postbacc programs and what Georgetown has to offer.

Rigorous Medical Curriculum

SMP students take medical classes alongside the first-year medical students at Georgetown Univ SOM and are graded directly against them.

2 SMP Locations

The SMP offers 2 locations. Georgetown Univ Medical Center and Georgetown Downtown. The same medical and graduate curriculum is given at both locations.

Proven Academic & Advising Support System

Comprehensive advising and support system for academics and application to medical school.


Our graduates are empowered by the SMP and matriculate to medical schools all around the country, are leaders in their class and obtain highly competitive residencies. 

Is the SMP right for you?

The Special Master’s Program in Physiology (The SMP), is tailored to college graduates who wish to strengthen their academic record to medical school. SMP students take medical level classes with the 1st year medical students at Georgetown SOM. The SMP provides a powerful message to medical school admission committees – the knowledge that our students can thrive academically at an advanced level.  

A competitive applicant to the SMP will have an uptrend in undergraduate GPA, solid MCAT, good record of clinical and community service experiences and quality letters of recommendation.

Related Programs: Master of Science in Physiology & Graduate Certificate in Advanced Biomedical Sciences