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Pipeline Programs and Educational Initiatives

College of Medicine has teamed up with partners inside and outside FAU to draw students interested in medicine and biological sciences into our programs.



The MED DIRECT Program works in partnership with FAU’s College of Medicine and creates special opportunities for undergraduates who demonstrate a strong interest in medicine, a high level of academic ability, a passion for service and commitment to volunteerism.

Wilkes Medical Scholars Program

The Wilkes Medical Scholars Program is a highly selective, early admission program into The Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine for students who have a strong desire to pursue a career in medicine. Students select from twenty-seven academic concentrations and receive either a B.A. or a B.S. in Liberal Arts and Sciences, from the Wilkes Honors College in Jupiter and the M.D. degree from FAU's College of Medicine in Boca Raton in seven or eight years. 

FAU High School Medical Pipeline Program

FAU High School students with an interest in medicine track into the College of Medicine.

For MedDirect, Wilkes Medical Scholars Program, FAU High School Medical Pipeline Program  Apply Here

Healthcare Careers Outreach Program

The College has partnered with the Palm Beach County School District to offer the Healthcare Careers Outreach Program to afford middle school students with enhanced learning opportunities.

FAMU/FAU Medical Scholars Program

This partnership with FAMU is an 8-year Bachelor of Science-Medical Doctor dual-degree program for outstanding high school seniors who have made an early and informed decision to become a physician.

Graduate Programs

The College’s graduate programs combine innovation with high-tech learning tools to educate and train aspiring scientists. The college offers a joint doctoral program with the FAU College of Science in integrative biology, a master’s degree in biomedical science and a graduate certificate in biomedical science.

Last Modified 12/12/18