Watch the video to learn about Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.)

Students interested in the pre-medicine advising track must obtain a bachelor’s degree and complete the necessary prerequisites for medical school. Students interested in medical school should consult with a pre-health academic adviser to learn about requirements that are specific to the schools of medicine to which they hope to apply.

What is Osteopathic Medicine?

Path to Allopathic Medicine:

MD vs DO



Medical School Timeline





Course Recommendations for Medical School

Not all the courses listed below may be required by all schools, and some schools may require other courses not included in this sample. For a full list of Medical School Prerequisites please visit the Preparation for the study of Medicine bulletin.


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What kind of curriculum should I follow?

For a sample Four-Year plan, please see the Undergraduate Bulletin for the Preparation for the study of medicine.


What's on the MCAT?