Medical careers start here.
Get a strong foundation that will distinguish you from other applicants to highly selective programs in medicine, dentistry, veterinary studies, physical therapy, and more. Earn your degree in any bachelor's degree program at Tech. Then, work with your pre-health advisor to ensure you're meeting milestones toward professional school.
We Prepare You
Meet academic requirements for health professional programs, get clinical experience, and give yourself the best chance for a successful application. Our placement rate into medical school is 60 to 70 percent (well above the national average) and is nearly 100 percent for physical therapy school. Plus, an early assurance program allows you to apply to Michigan State University or Central Michigan University a year ahead of schedule (and everyone else) with spots reserved just for Michigan Tech graduates.
At Michigan Tech, your experiences will set your application apart. Conduct undergraduate research with faculty mentors. Participate in internships to gain practical experience in your field of interest. Shadow physicians at local hospitals, clinics, and veterinary clinics. Join Michigan Tech EMS, a volunteer student organization that assists local medical responders and provides medical certification training ranging from C-CERT to Medical First Response. With these experiences (and more), you'll graduate ready for whatever comes next.
Health Professions Pathways
You can choose any undergraduate major offered at Michigan Tech to prepare for your career in health. Or, you can start in the General Pre-Health Professions undecided program. However, these degree pathways are most common:
- Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
- Biological Sciences
- Biomedical Engineering
- Computational Biology
- Exercise Science
- Human Biology
- Medical Laboratory Science
- Sports and Fitness Management
Know each expectation and every step on your pathway by following preparation program guidelines for your field.
"I was able to accomplish more during undergrad than I ever imagined. Consistently spending time in the lab over four years helped me form close relationships with my faculty mentors, which has been invaluable on my journey to medical school."