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Pre-Health Professions (Pre-Med) Program

A Proven Pathway: We can help get you where you want to go.

As a pre-med student, or student interested in pre-med programs, including pre-audiology, pre-dental, pre-optometry, pre-podiatry or pre-veterinary studies, choosing USciences will make all the difference with:

  1. A nationally-respected reputation as a University focused on science and health professions
  2. One-on-one personalized advising with two, full-time Pre-Health Professions advisors
  3. The complete support of a team of faculty experts who are active, involved members of the medical and scientific community
  4. New and exclusive to USciences: a progress tracking tool to help you reach your pre-health goal.
  5. Admission exam preparation: courses, workshops, and simulated testing facilities
  6. Hands-on access to meaningful research, as early as your first year, and interprofessional opportunities
  7. Professional development, including personal statement preparation and mock interviews
  8. Direct communication with medical schools ensuring up-to-date requirements and information
  9. A full selection of BS degree programs providing excellent pre-health preparation. All prerequisite courses for medical school are included in the curricula of most of our majors or can be taken as electives
  10. Lower and simplified tuition and general fee. Students who enroll in one of our science or healthcare programs will benefit from a lowered and fixed tuition and general fee* for the course of their education. They know the full price to earn that degree from the day they begin—no hidden fees or annual tuition increases, unlike other institutions.

USciences President, Paul Katz MD, brings a wealth of experience in higher education with a strong focus on the health professions. As a student, practitioner, founder, and leader in medical education, Dr. Katz, along with several key faculty and staff, have crafted a pre-health professions (pre-med) program designed to prepare you well for selecting, testing, interviewing and admission.

And we know the kind of candidate sought by medical and other health professions schools—students with a strong foundation in the sciences and humanities—who demonstrate these core competencies. Through personalized course selection, hands-on research, healthcare experiences and application assistance you will be more than prepared to take the next step, to achieve your goal of becoming a doctor, dentist, veterinarian, optometrist or podiatrist.

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  • Misher Students Find Safety and Success in Labs
    Misher Students Find Safety and Success in Labs

    October 07, 2020

    To allow students to continue these hands-on experiences, USciences faculty got creative to schedule coursework that would ensure that the experience in Chemistry and Biology laboratories for the fall 2020 semester would be rich while still maintaining COVID-19 safety guidelines.

  • Alumni Share What They Wish They Knew When Starting Their Careers
    Alumni Share What They Wish They Knew When Starting Their Careers

    September 25, 2020

    Young alumni from Misher College of Arts and Sciences shared their advice on transitioning to careers and life after graduation with students from the college during a virtual event hosted by the Young Professional Organization and the Office of Alumni Relations on September 2.

  • Medical Humanities Program Opens Doors for Jenna Kwiecinski MedHum'20, BMS'20
    Medical Humanities Program Opens Doors for Jenna Kwiecinski MedHum'20, BMS'20

    July 07, 2020

    A pre-med student studying Biomedical Sciences, Jenna Kwiecinski MedHum'20, BMS'20 picked up a second major, Medical Humanities, to indulge her interests and expand her perspective.

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Pre-Health Advising Team

Address:

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

Email:

prehealth@usciences.edu