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Imagining a health care career? Physician? Physician assistant? Pharmacist? Dentist? Norwich University can start you on that path.

We offer many foundational math and science courses — chemistry, biochemistry, biology, calculus — that fit these career tracks, taught in small classes by top-flight faculty. We offer the research opportunities to complement this study, some of which includes presenting findings at regional or national conferences. Our small size lets you build important relationships with professors, who love to mentor you as much as you love to learn. And, once you’ve chosen a career path, our guiding hands can help you sort the steps and start. On this page, you’ll find links to “core course” collections and email addresses to connect you to people devoted to your success.

Learn how Norwich can help you pursue a rewarding career in health care.

Q: Can Norwich University prepare me for medical school?

A: Absolutely. Both traditional civilian students and students in Norwich’s Corps of Cadets have secured, and continue to secure, acceptances at medical schools throughout the United States. Our rigorous prerequisite coursework, undergraduate research and mentorship opportunities prepare exceptional candidates for professional programs

  • “I learned how to speak in a room full of people more confidentially. I learned a lot about my future. I enjoyed meeting new people and stepping out of my comfort zone.”
    Carley Rotter Norwich University Class of '18 (Biology)
    Arizona School of Podiatric Medicine Class of '24
  • “Norwich's strong and personalized biochemistry department gave me all of the tools necessary to excel on my entrance exam and helped me build a sturdy foundation for the didactics I would face in dental school. The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry's staff encourages students to reach their potential and sets them up for future successes.”
    U.S. Army 2LT Gregory Wilkins Norwich University Class of '18 (Biochemistry), M.B.A. '21
    New York University College of Dentistry Class of '22
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Related News in Pre-med and Pre-health Studies

College of Science and Mathematics (CoSM)

Tompkins 166 | 1 (802) 485-3338

CoSM Dean

Michael B. McGinnis | mmcginni@norwich.edu
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Premed/Prehealth Adviser

Ethan Guth, Ph.D. | eguth@norwich.edu
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