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Medical Humanities Major

Customize your own curriculum based on your interests. You’ll have a thorough grounding in the natural sciences while exploring the various humanities disciplines, including history, philosophy, literature, the fine arts, and ethics. Reading, writing, and thinking critically is excellent preparation for encounters in a wide variety of clinical environments. Throughout the program, you’ll gain the skills, sensitivity, and compassion that will increasingly characterize quality 21st century healthcare.

What Sets Us Apart?

  1. Excellent preparation for the Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT), which requires you to analyze passages from a wide range of subjects, including ethics, philosophy, and cultural studies.
  2. Create your own area of study with the flexible curriculum—tailor the 25 required natural science credits to match your professional goals.
  3. Satisfy requirements to apply for medical school or focus on a specific natural science to prepare for a professional or graduate program.
  4. Diverse training for careers in a variety of fields, including health law practice, health education, nursing, pharmaceutical sales, and healthcare administration.
  5. During a personalized senior research capstone, you’ll gain valuable research experience examining an area of your choice alongside an expert faculty member.
  6. Lessen the total time and cost to complete a USciences MS or PhD—the integrated graduate credit program allows qualified undergraduates to take up to 15 additional credits of graduate coursework at no extra cost

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Admission Office

Office Location:

Griffith Hall, Room 130

Mailing Address:

University of the Sciences
600 South 43rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4495


888-996-8747 or 215-596-8810