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What You’ll Study

Success in the world of medicine today requires more than good grades. At Queens, you bring the passion, and we equip you with an exceptional foundation in the sciences to get you in the right program and the liberal arts perspective that contributes to becoming a compassionate physician. Smaller classes will also enhance your learning experience and discussion with classmates. 

Students in pre-professional programs receive specialized faculty advising on the path to medical school. Curious about what extracurriculars look best on an application or need feedback on application materials? Your faculty advisor will guide you throughout your journey at Queens, making sure you take the right classes you need to apply to the school of your choice. 

How Can You Use This Degree?

Pre-med students have many opportunities to use the scientific knowledge they will get from their coursework. They can also choose to pursue graduate research programs or other professional schools, such as:  

  • Physician Assistant 
  • Dentistry  
  • Optometry  
  • Pharmacy  
  • Veterinary  
  • Podiatry 

Highlighted Courses

  • Interfaith Competencies for Health Professions (IDS 300) 
  • Biochemistry (CHM 401) 
  • Biomedical Ethics (PHL 310) 
  • General Psychology (PSY 101) 

Program Contact

Patricia Koplas, Ph.D., PT

Professor and Chair, Biology & Chemistry Department
Pre-Health and Pre-Vet Advisor