Premedical Studies (co-major)


No specific degree is designated for this co-major. Students select another major at Miami (receiving the degree designation of that major) and choose Premedical Studies as a second major.

What is Premedical Studies (co-major)?

The Premedical Studies co-major is designed to provide students with a broad-based science background and prepares them to pursue advanced degrees in medicine as well as other healthcare related fields. The co-major integrates formal advising sessions with professional development courses and courses covering the fundamental concepts in the biological, physical, and social sciences required for admission into medical school and/or covered on the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT)

What are the features of Miami’s program?


The term "co-major" indicates that students must be concurrently enrolled in and must complete another major at Miami University. This co-major complements the primary major, which provides significant depth and breadth in an academic discipline.

What are the special admission requirements, if any?

You must be concurrently enrolled in and must complete another major at Miami University.

What courses would I take?

The co-major requires only 2 additional credit hours to a normal premedical curriculum, while allowing students to more efficiently track their progress toward achieving their professional goals. You will take 62-66 semester hours in areas such as chemistry, biology, physics, English, and statistics.

What can I do with this major?

Graduates of this program typically move on to medical school to pursue a professional degree, or go into health-related fields.

Who can I contact for more information?

Mallory-Wilson Center for Healthcare Education
Ms. Tailyn Walborn, Pre-Health Professions Advisor
106 Pearson Hall
Oxford, OH 45056