IONA

Pre-Medical and Dental School

Undergraduate Requirements for Admission into Medical and Dental School

General Biology, 1 year with lab

BIO 101-102
 

General Chemistry, 1 year with lab

CHM 109-110
 

Organic Chemistry, 1 year with lab

CHM 209-210, CHM 220-221
 

General Physics, 1 year with lab

PHY 101-102
 

Math, 1 year

MTH 231, 232 or 270
 

English, 1 year

ENG 120, 212, 213 or 214
 


Which degree program for Medical School?

  • Any major in any department in the college/university.
  • Consider a chemistry major if you think you might choose a medical specialty with a strong chemistry component, such as radiology, endocrinology, pathology, anesthesiology, or oncology, etc.
  • Consider a chemistry major if you think you might want to have a career in medical research.
  • Consider a chemistry major if you plan to apply to a combined MD/PhD program.
  • Consider a chemistry major in order to have a career alternative in case you change your mind about becoming a physician.
  • Consider a chemistry major if you enjoy studying phenomena at the molecular and atomic level.