Pre-Medicine Studies

If you are considering medical school after college, Truman provides excellent preparation to help you reach your goal. Truman graduates have consistently been admitted to medical schools at a rate greater than the national average.

Choose Your Own Path for Pre-Medicine

As an undergraduate pre-med student, you can pursue any major you like. Each major available at Truman offers different strengths and variation in your approach to medicine—many pre-med students major in a basic science such as biology, chemistry, or physics. Other common pre-med majors include health science, exercise science, or psychology.

Get Personal Attention from Your Pre-Medical Advisor

At Truman, you get expert guidance from your pre-med advisor to keep you on track for medical school. You can also take advantage of resources such as academic tutoring, professional organizations like the American Medical Student Association and GlobeMed, volunteer opportunities at local medical centers and clinics, and research opportunities with faculty.

Our Graduates Succeed in Medical School

Our graduates are accepted into medical school at prestigious institutions on the national stage such as Harvard, Johns Hopkins, Georgetown, and Washington University. Many attend prestigious schools in the Midwest including University of Missouri, Saint Louis University, Creighton University, University of Iowa, Medical College of Wisconsin, University of Southern Illinois, and University of Kansas. Yet others choose the osteopathic medicine path and attend A.T. Still University, Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, and Des Moines University, among others.

Pre-Med Living Learning Community

Blanton Nason Brewer HallGet a head-start on building your professional network by living in our Pre-Med Living Learning Community located in the Blanton-Nason-Brewer residence hall. This community, which consists of first-year students planning to go into the medical field, offers you the opportunity to live, network and study with other pre-med students.

Special programming focuses on:

  • undergraduate academic success
  • medical school application processes
  • medical specialization exploration
  • other topics related to the medical field
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