Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
4301 Jones Bridge Road
Bethesda, Maryland 20814-4799
Contact EMDP2 at USU:
Althea Green Dixon
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Enlisted to Medical Degree Preparatory Program (EMDP2)
The Enlisted to Medical Degree Preparatory Program (EMDP2) is a partnership between the Uniformed Services University and Armed Forces.
This 24-month program will enable highly qualified enlisted service members to complete the preparatory coursework for application to medical school while maintaining an active duty status.
Program components includes full-time coursework in a traditional classroom setting (in the Washington, D.C. area), structured pre-health advising, formal Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) preparation, dedicated faculty and peer mentoring at USU, and integrated clinical exposure. Upon completion, the successful student should be a competitive applicant to medical school.
- George Mason University has been selected to deliver the contracted portion of the EMDP2 program.
- Army publishes directive authorizing EMDP2
- Army Application Instructions for 2014 cohort
- Army guidelines for FY 2015 cohort pending
- Air Force Guidelines for FY 2015 cohort
- NEW: Announcement- Navy and Marines authorized to participate in EMDP2!
- Navy and Marine Corps application guidelines pending
EMDP2 candidates will include service members who demonstrate integrity, are passionate about service in harm's way, and are dedicated to becoming future clinicians, leaders and scholars of the nation's medical force. Candidates will reflect the diversity of our Armed Forces.
Candidates must possess a baccalaureate degree from an accredited academic institution with a minimum of a 3.2 grade point average (GPA). Members must apply and be selected through their respective armed service. Armed services will provide additional admission requirements.
Please see Frequently Asked Questions for more information.
For more information please contact:
Althea Green Dixon, (301) 295-3198 or
Rebekah Wright (301) 319-0590 or