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Health Science Major
The pre-medical sciences concentration within the health science major prepares you to take the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) examination, which is required for admission to medical school. The pre-medical sciences pattern is a viable option if you are interested in family practice, preventative medicine, or pediatrics.
Preparing to Become a Physician
Students are required to take class work in biology, chemistry, and physics in addition to the program focus required of a health science major. The solid you will discover at Truman, along with an emphasis on disease prevention and health promotion, provide a great foundation for a physician who will be working in a rural area as a general practitioner. Students should maintain a 3.25 GPA to remain in the pattern.
Download a specialized four-year sequence for the Pre-Medical Sciences concentration.
See more information at our Pre-Medicine Studies website.
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