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Have college degree, interested in going to med school

Postby Guest » Tue Apr 24, 2012 3:05 pm

I graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and another in Spanish. I began my college career premed before switching my major sophomore year. After a short career in the field of international relations I have realized that I want to go back to medical school to pursue a career in medicine. I was wondering what is the best way to go about doing this? are there programs that transition a non-science BA into MD/DO? or is it necessary to go back to university to obtain the prerequisite courses and apply to medical school in the traditional manner? any insight you can offer is greatly appreciated.
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Re: College degree interested in med school

Postby DrDave » Tue Apr 24, 2012 3:42 pm

Guest,

You will need to take the required pre-med courses, take the MCAT and then apply to medical schools. I'm not aware of any programs that will accept someone who hasn't completed the pred-med coursework.
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