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EXPLORE NORTHEASTERN

Northeastern’s PreMed and PreHealth Advising Track

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73% acceptance rate for medical school, among COS students

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:

Test Scores

Northeastern hosts workshops and events that will help you to prepare for required tests, the assembly of your application, and school interviews.

SEE EVENTS AND WORKSHOPS

Research and Clinical Activities

Our vibrant co-op programs offers opportunities to work in clinical and hospital settings that enhance your application and resume.

LEARN ABOUT OUR CO-OP

Community Service

Work in the community promoting health and wellness through Northeastern’s vibrant Service Learning program.

EXPLORE OUR SERVICE LEARNING

Relationships with Mentors

Our staff, faculty and alumni networks can help you achieve your dreams of going to professional school and working in healthcare.

SEE OUR FACULTY

Leadership

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.

SEE OUR STUDENT GROUPS

Plus, personal qualities such as:

  • Dedication
  • Maturity
  • 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.

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.

Pre Med / Pre Health Quick Facts
Acceptance

Medical school acceptance rate among COS students, well above the national average

Students Hired

by Harvard Medical School, the top co-op employer of COS students

RECENT ADMISSIONS BY 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
MEDICAL APPLICANT PORTAL

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.

A Focus on Student Wellness

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.

SPECIALIZED ADVICE NO MATTER YOUR CHOSEN PATH.

PreMed and PreHealth Advising supports students pursuing Pre-Medical (MD/DO, Pre Dental, Pre-Optometry, Pre-Physician Assistant, Pre-Podiatry, and Pre-Veterinary areas).

PreMed & PreHealth Advisors

Doug Hughes, MD
Director, PreMed (MD/DO) last names A-G, Pre-Physician Assistant
Rob Harrington, M.Ed.
Advisor, PreMed (MD/DO) last names H-P, Pre-Veterinary, Pre-Optometry
Ciara O’Donnell, M.Ed.
Assistant Director, PreMed (MD/DO) last names Q-Z, Pre-Dental, Pre-Podiatry

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