Northeastern’s PreMed and PreHealth Advising Track
More than Academic Excellence
Gaining entry into medical school or graduate health professional programs requires more than academic excellence. Today, admissions officers look at a student’s complete record:
Northeastern hosts workshops and events that will help you to prepare for required tests, the assembly of your application, and school interviews.
Research and Clinical Activities
Our vibrant co-op programs offers opportunities to work in clinical and hospital settings that enhance your application and resume.
Work in the community promoting health and wellness through Northeastern’s vibrant Service Learning program.
Relationships with Mentors
Our staff, faculty and alumni networks can help you achieve your dreams of going to professional school and working in healthcare.
Northeastern is home to more than 400 student organizations including those that connect COS students to the health sciences community, including the American Medical Student Association, the Minority Association of Pre-Health Students, the Pre-Veterinary Club, the Pre-Dental Association, the Pre-PA Society, and the Student Osteopathic Medicine Association.
Plus, personal qualities such as:
- and Empathy
Our PreMed and PreHealth Advising program offers personalized expertise to COS students pursuing careers in healthcare. This comprehensive program includes application guidance, workshops and presentations, course mapping and more. Watch the video to learn more about our program.
Medical school acceptance rate among COS students, well above the national average
by Harvard Medical School, the top co-op employer of COS students
- BU School of Medicine/School of Dental Medicine
- Harvard Medical School
- Howard University College of Medicine
- The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
- New England College of Optometry
- NY College of Osteopathic Medicine
- NYU School of Medicine
- Tufts University School of Medicine
- UMASS Medical School
- UCSF School of Medicine
- University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
- Yale School of Medicine
Our PreMed and PreHealth Advising Program offers the Medical Applicant Portal (MAP), an online resource for Northeastern students and alumni to declare their pre—professional status and receive information and updates, develop a portfolio of activities and experiences, and collect letters of evaluation and application materials.
The rigor of applying to professional school shouldn’t negatively impact a student’s health or well-being. At Northeastern, we are dedicated to helping students balance the pressures of the application process with the need to maintain mental and physical health and wellbeing. Our team of advisors makes this a regular part of the conversation.
PreMed and PreHealth Advising supports students pursuing Pre-Medical (MD/DO, Pre Dental, Pre-Optometry, Pre-Physician Assistant, Pre-Podiatry, and Pre-Veterinary areas).