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Pre-Med / Pre-Professional track

If your goal after graduation is medical school, you have two options at Marymount Manhattan: our Bachelor of Science in Biology and our Biomedical Sciences major.

The Natural Sciences department offers many levels of support to its Pre-Med students, from pre-professional committees that guide students in their preparation for professional programs to seminars that bring health professionals to speak to students in our program.

Students following the pre-med track are advised about coursework and personally guided toward internships and volunteer activities. Students are also provided a timeframe for taking the required entrance examinations (e.g., MCAT, DAT, GRE). Our individual advisement allows all students from any major the opportunity to create their own program and take the courses necessary for admission to the graduate program of their choice.

Health Sciences and other professional Degree tracks

The Department also offers a degree path with preparation for alternative career paths as an options to the traditional Pre-Med track. Our B. A. in Biology provides a solid foundation in the life and physical sciences with less emphasis on the analytical aspects of the B. S. degree. Our B. A. is appropriate for students intending to pursue studies in Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, or Physician Assistant Programs. 

Our program is also excellent for students who have already received a bachelor’s degree but wish to fulfill pre-requisites for entrance to medical school or other graduate programs. 

For further information, please contact Prof. Benedetta Sampoli Benitez.

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Watch Anna Patruno ‘14 explain what you can do with a Biology degree.