MCAT/GRE Resources

Pre-Anesthesiologist Assistant Pathway

Depending on the Anesthesiology Assistant program you are interested in, they may accept either the GRE or MCAT for admission. ***Please check the official website of the program you are interested in to make sure you are meeting their requirements for admission.***


Content tested on the MCAT includes the categories for testing: Biological and Biochemical Foundations of Living Systems Section, Chemical and Physical Foundations of Biological Systems Section, Psychological, Social, and Biological Foundations of Behavior Section, Scientific Inquiry & Reasoning Skills, Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills Section.  Students are recommended to take the MCAT in the spring (March/April) of their third year. Below, we have a course list for preparing for the MCAT and test registration.

Preparing for the MCAT is an ongoing process. We have compiled resources to help with the preparation process and deciding whether or not to re-test.

MCAT Preparation Resources 


Content tested on the MCAT

  • BIO 311C, BIO 311D, BIO 205L or 206L (Biology)
  • BIO 325 (Genetics)
  • CH 301, CH 302, CH 204 (General Chemistry)
  • CH 320M, CH 320N, CH 220C (Organic Chemistry)
  • BCH 369 (Biochemistry)
  • SDS 302 or… Refer to the Approved Statistics Courses List for a complete list
  • PSY301 (Psychology)
  • SOC302 (Sociology)
  • Ethics (Many Ethics courses are offered, check out other courses of interest)
  • RHE 306 (Rhetoric)
  • E316L or E316M or E316N or E316P (Literature)
  • Physics Sequence (Can be fulfilled by the following):
    • PHY317K + PHY 105M and PHY 317L + PHY 105N (meant to cover all MCAT topics) OR
    • PHY302K + PHY 105M and PHY 302L + PHY 105N OR
    • PHY 303K + 105M and PHY 303L + 105N  OR
    • PHY 301 + PHY 101L and PHY 316 + 116L 

GRE Resources

The Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) is the standard entrance exam for many different graduate and professional programs. Content tested on the GRE includes the following categories: Analytical Writing, Verbal Reasoning, and Quantitative Reasoning. Students are recommended to take the GRE in the spring (March/April) of their third year.