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Medicine - Prerequisites

All health professional schools require that you have a strong science background. Additionally, admission’s committees like to see challenging coursework that demonstrates breadth of knowledge. Therefore, health professional schools do not generally prefer any one major over another, but rather appreciate a strong academic record which includes the prerequisite courses along with additional humanities courses.   

In addition to the general prerequisite courses listed here, students should visit the websites of their health professional schools of interest to determine required coursework specific to that school.

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Medical School



Physical Therapy

Veterinary Medicine



Physician Assistant (PA)