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If you’re like most students who intend to pursue medicine after graduation, you’ll choose a pre-medicine program with a major in biology or chemistry. At University of the Cumberlands, we have you covered. Our pre-professional program comes with the benefit of advisors who are available in both of these disciplines to assist you in planning an appropriate course of study and in understanding the entrance procedures and requirements of various post-baccalaureate programs.

The majority of the professional schools seek students who have completed pre-med courses in physics, chemistry, biology, mathematics and have a background in English, humanities and social sciences. An ability to solve scientific problems and a broad undergraduate education are considered essential for students in these pre-professional programs. Students may choose a pre-medicine major in any subject or pursue any academic interest as long as the required courses are completed.

In preparation for admission to medical school, students should obtain a broad background in natural sciences, social studies and humanities. Students earning their Kentucky pre-medicine major should consult bulletins from medical schools of their choice for specific entrance requirements.

While pre-med isn’t necessarily a major, it is a way to prepare you for med school.  If you are looking for a unique program with dual disciplines, then fill out the form on this page and find out what UC can do to help your medical school journey!

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