Program Articulation Agreements

The biomedical science major (BMD) is for the student who is preparing for a career in physician assistant, medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, physical therapy, optometry, biomedical research, and other health related fields.  A major goal for this program is to make the transition from the biomedical sciences program to professional/graduate schools as seamless as possible.  Thus, the BMD program has developed the following articulation agreements:

 

Articulation Agreements 

Partnerships to provide a formalized pathway for student transfer.

 

Bethel University/Physician Assistant Studies Program – Bethel University has guaranteed Interviews for BMD graduates who meet specific criteria.

Christian Brothers University/Physician Assistant Studies Program – Christian Brothers University (CBU) has guaranteed Interviews for BMD graduates who meet specific criteria.
 
Dyersburg State Community College/Pre-Health Professions, Pre-Physical Therapy Assistant and General Studies Programs – Baptist College has guaranteed admissions to Dyersburg State Community College graduates who have successfully completed their undergraduate degree in Pre-Health Professions, Pre-Physical Therapy, and General Studies Programs at Dyersburg State Community College and who have fulfilled admission requirements at Baptist College.

Memphis Academy of Health Sciences – Baptist College of Health Sciences agrees to guarantee admission to Memphis Academy of Health Sciences students in its Biomedical Sciences program who have successfully completed their high school diploma in the Health Sciences Program at Memphis Academy of Health Sciences and who have fulfilled Baptist College admission requirements.

Methodist University/Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy – Methodist University has guaranteed admissions for 2 BMD graduates into the Physical Therapy program and 2 BMD graduates into the Occupational Therapy program who meet specific criteria.

NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine at ASU – Admissions Early Assurance Program increases the chances for BMD graduates, who meet specific criteria, to be accepted into the Osteopathic Medicine program.

Southern College of Optometry/Optometry – Southern College of Optometry Program (SCO) has guaranteed Interviews for BMD graduates who meet specific criteria.Southwest Tennessee Community College/Physical Therapy Assistant Program – Baptist College has guaranteed admissions to Southwest Tennessee Community College graduates who have successfully completed their undergraduate degree in the Physical Therapy Assistant Program at Southwest Tennessee Community College and who have fulfilled admission requirements at Baptist College.

Union University /School of Pharmacy – Union University has developed a preferred applicant agreement with Baptist College of Health Sciences for students who meet specific criteria. 
 
University of Tennessee Health Science Center/Clinical Laboratory Science Program (Master of Science) – The University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center‘s Clinical Laboratory Science Master’s Program (CLS) has guaranteed interviews for BMD graduates who meet specific criteria.
 
William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine (WCUCOM)- William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine (WCUCOM) guarantees qualified Baptist College students’ admission to WCUCOM at the next registration date following their college graduation. Qualified students are granted entry into the program as they enter their freshman college year out of high school.