Bachelor of Science in Public Health (BSPH) in Pre-Medicine
Bachelor of Science in Public Health students who are interested in pursuing a professional degree in clinical medicine (dentistry, medicine, osteopathy, veterinary medicine) will follow the Pre-Clinical Professions track.
The preparatory courses for the Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT) and the professional schools are covered as a part of the Kent Core, public health Core, and general electives. The overall curriculum of this Pre-Clinical Professions track focuses on:
- Biological, social and economic determinants of health
- Prevention and control of diseases
- Introduction to biostatistics and public health research
- Public health internship opportunities focused on research/practices at a local, regional, national, or international venue
Each of these components makes this program a highly desirable preparatory option for students interested in attending professional schools. Its unique features open up new opportunities and offer competitive advantages for a student seeking to enter into clinical medicine.