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pre-medicine

If medical school is in your future, consider a pre-medicine education that prepares you today to take on tomorrow’s health care challenges and change the future for the better.

At UHSP, your classes (even history and public speaking) are taught through a health sciences-focused lens so you develop the skills you’ll need to grow into an excellent doctor.

General Biology with lab (8 credit hours)

General Chemistry with lab (8 credit hours)

Organic Chemistry with lab (8 credit hours)

Physics with lab (8 credit hours)

Statistics (Some schools will require Calculus)

English with writing intensive courses (6 credit hours)

Psychology and Sociology (may or may not be a prerequisite)

Recommended: Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Cell Biology, Genetics, Medical Terminology
MCAT: Introductory Biology, General Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry, Physics, Human Physiology, Psychology and Sociology

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Medicine At a Glance

The world needs more health champions — more people working to build healthier societies near and far. The field of medicine offers a stimulating career with vast opportunities for specialization, leadership and improving the health of patients.

TOP 10

BEST PAYING JOBS

9 of the top 10 best paying jobs are in a health field

(U.S. News & World Report, 2023)

$208K

MEDIAN SALARY

Median salary greater than or equal to $208,000

(BLS, 2021)

13%

PROFESSION GROWTH

Health care occupations expected to grow 13% through 2031

(BLS, 2023)

TOP 15

BEST JOBS

Listed in the top 15 of the “100 Best Jobs” list

(U.S. News & World Report, 2023)

Your Pre-Med Journey Starts Here

Our biomedical sciences program was designed as our pre-med program, but most of our undergraduate programs can be adapted to meet the necessary prerequisites for most medical programs. 

  • Undergraduate

    Biochemistry

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    Undergraduate

    Biochemistry

    The Bachelor of Arts in Biochemistry provides a foundational study of the biological and physical sciences and how they relate to health and medicine.

  • Undergraduate

    Biomedical Sciences

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    Undergraduate

    Biomedical Sciences

    The Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences program prepares students for futures in a changing world by giving them a strong academic foundation in the sciences as well as the skills required to be successful in a wide variety of health professions careers.

  • Undergraduate

    Exercise Physiology

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    Exercise Physiology

    The Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology combines the University’s strengths in anatomy, physiology and basic sciences with the exercise sciences to prepare you for success in the career you want.

  • Undergraduate

    Medicinal Chemistry (B.S)

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    Medicinal Chemistry (B.S)

    The Bachelor of Science in Medicinal Chemistry is designed for students to become immersed in chemistry and biology and gain an understanding of how the two fields can be leveraged for drug discovery and optimization.

  • Undergraduate

    Neuroscience

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    Neuroscience

    The Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience program provides students a deep understanding of the mind and prepares you for a broad range of career paths in health care.

  • Undergraduate

    Pharmaceutical Sciences

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    Pharmaceutical Sciences

    The Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences is designed for students to gain a strong foundation in the basic sciences and liberal arts.

A Partnership for Your Medical School Future

After earning your bachelor’s degree or completing your pre-medicine prerequisites, you’ll be ready to pursue any medical program you choose.

Continue with A.T. Still University

As an added bonus, students who choose to pursue their Doctor of Osteopathic (DO) Medicine at A.T. Still University (ATSU-KCOM) benefit from three interview slots reserved for UHSP students each year

As the founding college of osteopathic medicine, ATSU-KCOM is a leader in osteopathic medicine and instills students with the compassion, experience and knowledge required to address the whole person and shape health care in underserved communities.