This page provides an overview of the pre-health science courses many health professions graduate and professional programs require or recommend.
It is your responsibility to be aware of the exact requirements for your intended health profession and your intended target programs.
The typical pre-health requirements are two years of chemistry, one year of introductory biology plus one or more semesters of upper level biology coursework, one year of physics, a course in biochemistry, a course in mathematics and/or statistics, and two writing/English courses. Our Pre-Health Checklists are a great resource for tailored information for specific health professions programs.
The courses you take will be categorized into subject areas within the application services when you are applying. Additionally, these classifications can assist you in knowing which classes “count” in towards your science or pre-requisite GPA calculation.
To know how your planned program classifies courses, refer to the follow resources: