In our pre-med program, you’ll pursue your undergraduate degree while completing coursework you will need to apply and succeed in medical school. Our students come from a wide variety of bachelor’s programs, such as biomedical engineering, biochemistry, biology, psychology, and behavioral health and wellness.
You’ll work with an advisor who will help you prepare for the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) and help you gather information about volunteer and research opportunities. In addition, Illinois Tech’s Pre-Medical Advisory Committee helps monitor your academic progress.
Dual Admission Program – Osteopathic Medicine (B.S./D.O.) Receive admission into Illinois Tech as well as Midwestern University’s Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. With the increasingly important role of technology in the diagnosis and treatment of disease, a rigorous Undergraduate education in a technological field is ideal preparation for students interested in pursuing a career in osteopathic medicine.
The osteopathic philosophy is to treat the whole person, not just the symptoms. It emphasizes the interrelationships of structure and function, and the appreciation of the body’s ability to heal itself.
Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) practice this distinct field. Other than MD’s, DO’s are the only type of physician in the United States who are fully trained and licensed to perform surgery and prescribe medicine.