Pre-Professional Science

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:

Gain direct, practical experience in the profession you are preparing for through summer programs, internships and volunteer activities.

Early Acceptance Programs 

      • Incoming freshmen at D'Youville can earn a doctoral degree in pharmacy (PharmD) in just six years through the Pre-Pharmacy (Early Assurance) Program.
      • Enter our combined degree program in Chiropractic as a freshman. Earn a bachelor's degree in biology plus your doctoral degree (DC) in seven years
      • 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.

Adobe Acrobat PDF Program Curriculum (PDF)

D'Youville Advantages

        • Receive individual attention in classes of fewer than 15 students.
        • Learn about the latest advances in biology through innovative course offerings: genetic engineering, drug design, gene therapy and bioinformatics.
        • 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.
        • Prepare for your professional school entrance exam with D'Youville's review course.

Majors & Programs

Whatever your choice of major, all pre-professional students will be advised to take advanced courses in biology and chemistry appropriate for aspiring medical professionals.

Pre-Professional Programs

          • Dentistry
          • Medicine
          • Pharmacy
          • Veterinary

Note to applicants: Be sure to check out the application and admission requirements for these programs


Get to Know Us

  • Early Acceptance

    DYC now partners with Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine to offer well qualified students provisional early acceptance.
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  • Core Curriculum

    Gain exposure to the humanities, social & natural sciences, math and computer science through the 19 required courses in the core curriculum.
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  • Merit Scholarships

    When you apply, you'll be automatically considered for a merit scholarship based on your academic achievement.
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  • Study Abroad

    See the world as a D'Youville student! We sponsor study-abroad and exchange programs in 11 countries. It's one of the best decisions you'll ever make.
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