UNLV collaborates with other academic institutions to offer fast-track programs that are designed to consolidate the undergraduate and graduate school experiences of students who qualify for these rigorous academic programs.
The University of Nevada School of Medicine (UNSOM) collaborates with UNLV on a BS-MD program. The UNLV Dental School also offers a similar program. Read some of the program highlights below, and then visit the UNSOM and UNLV Dental School websites for more information.
The accelerated program for earning the baccalaureate and medical degrees requires students to:
Complete three years of required coursework and service experience.
Take the MCAT following completion of the sophomore year.
Apply to medical school during junior year.
Matriculate following completion of junior year.
Reduce time required to earn the undergraduate and medical degrees from eight years to seven.
Maintain a 3.5 science and cumulative GPA.
Achieve a score of 28 or higher on the MCAT with no subset scores lower than eight.