The USM College of Medicine follows a program-based approach in its academic delivery. This method adheres to the relevant academic intervention that is aligned to the Licensure Examination of the Philippine Regulation Commission (PRC).

It is also offered to produce homegrown medical doctors in the region that shall address the wide gap of patient-doctor ratio.

Each graduate of USM MD Program is expected to be:

  1. A practicing professional doctor
  2. Medical Researcher
  3. Medical Academician
  4. Community Doctor
  5. Corporate Doctor
  6. Clinical Doctor
  7. Employed in other medical related profession

PHASE 1: CALL FOR APPLICATION

Application Period
April 02 – June15, 2022
8am – 4pm

All application should be submitted to the College of Medicine, USM, MD Program
The Dean
College of Medicine
MD Admin Building
USM, Kabacan, Cotabato

Document Requirements

  1. Original NMAT results (two-year validity)
  2. Original TOR or its equivalent
  3. Honorable Dismissal
  4. Letter of Intent (addressed to the Dean, College of Medicine)
  5. Filled out application form with one 2×2 I.D. photo
  6. Receipt of payment of application fee (500 pesos for MD program) from USM Cashier (non- refundable)

Admission Cluster

  • 1st priority = 80% & above
  • 2nd priority = 65% – 79%
  • 3rd priority = 50% – 64%

GWA: at least 2.25 or 83% & above

Basis for RANKING

  • NMAT: 60%
  • GWA: 20%
  • INTERVIEW: 20%

Preferred pre-Med Courses

  • BS Biology, Microbiology, Zoology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology
  • BS Nursing
  • BS Respiratory Therapy
  • BS PT, OT , Speech Pathology
  • BS Medical Technology, Public Health
  • BS Nutrition & Dietetics, Food Technology
  • BS Pharmacy, Industrial Pharmacy
  • BS Psychology
  • Doctor of Dentistry
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Other courses are also considered for MD program provided that the required academic
units for the following are met.

  • Biology 15
  • Physics 5
  • Social Sciences 12
  • Chem 10
  • Mathematics 9

Bridging Program: Special program in the College of Sciences & Mathematics

Upon qualification in the Phase 1 admission, applicants will be notified for a scheduled interview

PHASE 2: INTERVIEW (to be scheduled)

PHASE 3: NOTIFICATION OF ACCEPTANCE: (TO BE SCHEDULED)

COMPLETION OF DOCUMENTS
MEDICAL AND PHYSICAL EXAMINATION

  • HIV, MMR, Dt, Hepatitis B, Pneumococcal, Flu, COVID-19 Swab/ vaccination
  • Laboratory test (CBC, Chest X-ray, Urinalysis, HBs Ag)
  • Undergo Required Vaccination

Note: Expenses incurred by the applicant during the application for MD program are part of the admission process and should be shouldered by the applicant.

USM MD Program Brief

The USM College of Medicine follows a program-based approach in its academic delivery. This method adheres to the relevant academic intervention that is aligned to the Licensure Examination of the Philippine Regulation Commission (PRC).

It is also offered to produce homegrown medical doctors in the region that shall address the wide gap of patient-doctor ratio.

Each graduate of USM MD Program is expected to be:

  1. A practicing professional doctor
  2. Medical Researcher
  3. Medical Academician
  4. Community Doctor
  5. Corporate Doctor
  6. Clinical Doctor
  7. Employed in other medical related profession

FEES: More or less 50, 000/sem