Prerequisites

Course prerequisites

Required Courses:

  • Biology with lab (1 semester or quarter)
  • Chemistry with lab (General or organic, 1 semester or quarter)
  • Life sciences additional courses (4 semesters or quarters, 2 must be upper level)
  • Humanities or social sciences (1 semester or quarter, upper level with an intensive writing requirement)

Recommended Courses:

  • Biochemistry
  • Ethics
  • Genetics
  • Psychology
  • Statistics
  • Foreign language
  • Independent learning
  • Seminar courses with small group discussions
  • Social and behavioral sciences and humanities

For the most recent and detailed course requirements, see the Medical School admissions prerequisites page.


CONTACT MEDICAL SCIENTIST TRAINING PROGRAM (MD/ PhD)

B681 Mayo Building, MMC 293
420 Delaware St. SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455

Email:mdphd@umn.edu
Phone: 612-625-3680 | Fax: 612-626-5994