Feb 25, 2021  
NSU Catalog 2020-2021 
    
NSU Catalog 2020-2021

Medicine (Pre-)


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Being a doctor is more than a job, it's a calling - and you can't wait to answer that call, improving health and even saving lives. At Northern, we'll get you started on the path to your dream career. While pre-medicine itself isn't a major, we'll match you with a degree program and the necessary coursework required to prepare you for admission into any medical school.

This program will be a good fit if you:

  • Like challenges and continuous learning
  • Are interested in science and how the body works
  • Care deeply about people, their problems and pain
  • Enjoy helping people
  • Are intrigued how medicine can be used to improve life
  • Dig deeper into a subject area than required
  • Accept criticism
  • Communicate well
  • Are patient-centered
  • Have strong leadership skills
  • Are detail-oriented

With a degree in medicine, your career opportunities will include:

  • Physician
  • Surgeon
  • Pharmacist
  • Psychiatrist
  • Neurologist
  • Family/general practitioner
  • Pediatrician
  • Obstetrician and gynecologist
  • Ophthalmologist

Students in our pre-medicine program often major in:

And they often minor in:

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