want to be a doctor? Here is some information about the profession,
the curriculum that you will need to take here at Pitt-Bradford, and
the application process for applying to medical school. Be sure to
check out the links below for further information!
to apply to Medical School, you must first complete several prerequisite
courses AND graduate with a bachelor's degree. A bachelor's
degree in what, you say? Well, pretty much any major is OK with the
medical schools (there is no such thing as a "pre-med" major),
but we usually recommend Biology or Chemistry, as extensive coursework
in these areas will help you best prepare for the MCAT exam (see below)
and for the medical curriculum itself. The prerequisite courses required
by most medical schools are listed here, but you should always check
the requirements of the schools that you are applying to, as some
schools may require or recommend certain additional courses.
Introduction to Organismal
and Population Biology (BIOL 101)
Cell and Molecular Biology (BIOL 102)
General Chemistry I and II (CHEM 101 and 102)
Organic Chemistry I and II (CHEM 202 and 203)
Physics I and II (PHYS 101/102 OR PHYS 201/202/203/204)
Calculus I (MATH 140) (*Calculus II is required for some, but not
all, med schools)
English Composition I and II (ENG 101 and 102)
to Medical Schools
you think you have the grades and classes needed to get into med school?
What next? Well, for starters you will need to take the Medical College
Admissions Test (MCAT) and meet with the Pitt-Bradford Pre-Health
Professions Committee. And that's before you even begin to send out
applications! Applying to medical school is a job in itself and will
require a significant input of time (and money!). Check out the links
below for more information about this process.
two primary medical school application services, one for medical schools
(AMCAS) and one for osteopathic medical schools (AACOM ). Click on
the appropriate link below to get more information and application
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