Does U-M offer a pre-med major?

Although a specific pre-medicine undergraduate major is not offered, U-M does offer majors in related fields of study which will help prepare you for medical school admission. Historically, University of Michigan students have been accepted to medical schools at a rate well above the national average.

Undergraduate students interested in following a pre-health curriculum (i.e. pre-medicine, pre-dentistry, pre-pharmacy, etc.) should visit the Newnan Academic Advising Center website. It is important to meet with your academic advisor to ensure that your curriculum will meet all the requirements needed in order for you to be a competitive applicant to medical school. Students who wish to prepare for a career in medicine should elect pre-health courses that lead to completion of degree requirements and simultaneously fulfill the pre-medical requirements of the medical schools of their choice. A balanced and challenging liberal arts education is strongly recommended as an ideal way to prepare for the professional study of medicine.

First-year applicants may indicate interest in later transferring to the College of Pharmacy by choosing the college as a Preferred Admission program. See our Preferred Admission knowledge base article for more information.

If you have already received a Baccalaureate Degree that is not related to the medical field from an accredited U.S. college or university, you may apply for the Post-baccalaureate Premedical Program at the University of Michigan Medical School (Postbac MEDPREP), which is an 8 to 14-month program designed to make you a competitive applicant for medical school.

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