Suggested undergraduate majors: Biochemistry, Physiology. Many medical schools also require coursework in Calculus, English, Ethics, Physics, and Psychology.
Graduate training: Four-year professional program plus 3–8 years of residency (practicing medicine under supervision).
The American Medical Association: https://www.ama-assn.org/.
Directory of accredited medical colleges: https://lcme.org/directory/
Association of American Medical College: https://www.aamc.org/
Information about applying to medical school from the AAMC:
- The AMCAS Applicant Guide: https://students-residents.aamc.org/media/11616/download
- The Official Guide to Medical School Admissions: https://store.aamc.org/2021-official-guide-to-medical-school-admissions-how-to-prepare-for-and-apply-to-medical-school.html
Standardized test: Medical College Admission Test (MCAT): https://students-residents.aamc.org/taking-mcat-exam/taking-mcat-exam
Application website: American Medical College Application Service (AMCAS): https://students-residents.aamc.org/applying-medical-school-amcas/applying-medical-school-amcas
Other resources: https://medicalschoolhq.net/about/
Please note: this page provides information for current SPU students and does not represent a program that SPU offers.