Are you interested in a career in the medical field?
D'Youville College's pre-professional programs provide highly motivated students comprehensive preparation for careers in dentistry, medicine, pharmacy and veterinary medicine. Most students in these programs major in biology. Whatever the major choice, all pre-professional students will be advised to take advanced courses in biology and chemistry appropriate for aspiring medical professionals.
- Receive individual attention in classes of fewer than 15 students.
- Stay abreast of the latest advances in biology through new course offerings in such areas as genetic engineering, drug design, gene therapy and bioinformatics.
- Gain direct, practical experience in the profession you are preparing for through summer programs, internships or volunteer activities.
- Undertake a research project in your junior or senior year, if you have done well academically your first two years.
- Benefit from individual advising by faculty who help you stay on track with your personal and career goals. Timely support and assistance can make the difference between success and failure in the highly competitive world of professional school admissions.
- Through DYC's partnership with Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM), high school seniors and current DYC freshmen & sophomores in the biology or chemistry program can qualify for an early acceptance program at LECOM Dental or College of Medicine.
- Take D'Youville's review course to prepare for your professional school entrance exam.
Majors & Programs
Note to applicants: Be sure to check out the application and admission requirements for these programs
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