There is perhaps no greater calling than that of nurturing human life, and Huntington University’s pre-medical graduates have been answering that call for more a century. Students learn to care for the whole being, both physical and spiritual, from a Christian perspective.
The pre-medical track at Huntington University has a proven record of success.
- 89 percent of HU applicants are accepted into medical school
- The average MCAT score of graduates over the past 5 years who applied to medical school is 31, well above the minimum for medical school
There are a number of advantages of studying pre-medicine at Huntington University.
- Individual attention and opportunities for one-on-one mentoring
- A state-of-the-art facility of 90,000 square feet with modern equipment
- Outstanding faculty who are engaging and have excellent credentials
The pre-medical track at Huntington University is flexible, in order to allow you to develop your strengths. You can major in any field, as long as you obtain the foundational science courses for medical school. Examples of majors chosen by successful pre-medical students include...
- Biochemistry track in the chemistry major
- Exercise science
- Other liberal arts areas, provided that the needed science background is obtained
The pre-medical track at Huntington University prepares you for a variety of medical careers. Our graduates are currently working in areas such as:
- General medical practice, emergency medicine, surgery, pediatrics
- Optometry, dentistry, veterinary medicine, pharmacy
- Physician assistant
- Medical research
The pre-medical track at Huntington University offers a variety of experiences.
- Research experiences on campus and off campus
- Job shadowing and volunteering
- Campus leadership opportunities relevant to the field (lab assistant, sports trainer, etc.)
- Medical and service mission trips
There are many resources available to help pre-medical students to be prepared for medical school and for applying to medical school.
- Pre-medical students participate in a Student Health Professions Organization
- A projected timeline for meeting medical school expectations and a plan of study is available
- Pre-medical students have faculty from this academic track for advising each semester
Huntington University graduates find themselves well-prepared for medical school!
A Job Well Done
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Dr. Jonathon Peterson, assistant professor of mathematics at Purdue University, will present a seminar entitled “My Life as a Professional Mathematician.” It will be held Friday, May 1, at 4 p.m. in Hiner Hall, located in the Dowden Science Hall at Huntington University. The seminar is a part of the Gerald D. Smith Lecture Series in the Natural and Mathematical Sciences, and is free and open to the public. After receiving his Master of Science and Ph.D. degrees in mathematics from...
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For one alum, classes in medical school are like “drinking from a fire hose.” The amount of information he is expected to absorb day in and day out is challenging, but he knows he can handle it. Huntington University made sure of that. “I think that being a biology major at HU truly helped prepare me for medical school because I feel like I have a great foundation of science...
Dr. Ruth Nalliah received a B.A. in chemistry from Bluffton College in 1989 and a Ph.D. in physical chemistry from the University of Toledo in 1995, having worked on a project involving laser Raman spectroscopy of heme, the active molecule in hemoglobin. Dr. Nalliah joined the faculty of Huntington University in 1995, teaches physical and analytical chemistry in addition to freshman chemistry, and...