Pre-Health Professions Advising
Admission to postgraduate health professional schools is very competitive. UMass Lowell has a proven pre-health professions advising program that strengthens your chances of acceptance. In fact, each year 70 - 100 percent of the qualified students and alumni we serve are accepted to medical school, higher than the national average.
Our pre-health professions advisor will guide you throughout the admissions process, including choosing the right major, satisfying admissions requirements, and finding clinical experience opportunities. We can help you prepare for a vast array of careers in the health and medical sciences, including:
Considering applying to medical school? Get started now with answers to frequently asked questions such as:
- What should I major in?
- What are the academic admission requirements?
- When should I apply?
- How am I going to afford medical school?
To qualify for admission into a postgraduate health professional program, not only should your GPA and standardized admissions test scores be strong, but you should also demonstrate leadership, compassion, and a desire to make a positive impact on community. We'll provide you with strong premedical preparation, including the requisite coursework, shadow opportunities, a pre-health professions advising office, and support by the pre-health professions recommendations committee. Together we can get you ready for an exciting and rewarding career as a health care professional.
UMass BS to MD Pathway Program
For more information regarding the UMass Lowell Pre-Health Professions program please contact:
Professor Emeritus, Biological Sciences
University Pre-Health Professions Advisor
Faculty Advisor for UMass Lowell EMS
Office: Olsen 415C