Required Course Work
Courses must be taken in residence (not online) from a regionally accredited college or university in the United States. Applicants must have completed at least a bachelor’s degree prior to enrollment into the M.D. Program. To be considered for an interview, an applicant should have completed the following course work:
- General Biology – 2 Semesters (with labs)
- General Chemistry – 2 Semesters (with labs)
- Organic Chemistry* – 2 Semesters (with labs)
- General Physics – 2 Semesters (with labs)
- College English** – 2 Semesters
- College Math – 2 Semesters
Courses Recommended but not required:
Biochemistry*, Genetics, Cell Biology, Statistics, Comparative Anatomy, and Calculus. Course work in humanities, natural sciences, or communications arts is also encouraged.
While no specific college math courses are required, some college work in calculus is strongly recommended; familiarity with the principles of statistics for analysis of data is also important.
All majors are eligible to apply for admissions to the M.D. Program as long as the minimum academic requirements are met. Non-science majors are encouraged to take as many science courses as possible.
*Biochemistry (with lab) may be substituted for the second semester of Organic Chemistry.
**Writing Intensive courses may be substituted for English on a case by case basis.