Through the Bachelor of Science in Chemistry with an emphasis in pre-medicine, you will complete all the prerequisites necessary for admission to medical, dental, pharmacy, osteopathic, chiropractic and optometry schools, while gaining a strong background in chemistry, biochemistry, biology, mathematics and physics.
ENMU’s pre-med degree will give you the best chance to continue with your education in medical school as indicated by our 80% medical school acceptance rate for ENMU pre-med graduates.
Hands-On Learning in Pre-Medicine
As a chemistry major at ENMU, you’ll have the opportunity to participate in faculty-mentored research projects, which often lead to peer-reviewed publications and/or presentation at local/regional/national scientific meetings. Several programs are available for additional travel to and training at national laboratories, research institutes and Ph.D. granting schools.
Chemistry students at ENMU have the unique opportunity as undergraduates to use modern scientific instruments. Additionally, paid positions working on campus in the labs and participating in research projects are available.
Service and Mutual Interest Organizations for Pre-Med Majors
The Caduceus Society student organization is a good way to connect with other students who have medical or medically-related career interests. Additionally, the Chemistry Club provides the opportunity to use your chemistry skills and hold leadership positions on campus.
Scholarship and Financial Assistance
We are committed to helping you finance your education. Over 80% of our students receive some sort of financial assistance. Additionally, you may be eligible to apply for funding assistance through programs designed to encourage underrepresented groups to pursue careers in science and faculty mentored research projects.
Career Opportunities in Pre-Medicine
Students who major in biology with an emphasis in pre-med usually intend to enter medical or professional school after graduation. With increasing demand for technical expertise, as a chemistry major, you can look forward to a career in:
- Health Professions: medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, nursing, veterinary science, respiratory therapy
- Sciences: chemistry, molecular biology, microbiology, medical genetics, biotechnology, environmental science, forensic science
In addition, our pre-medicine degree can be designed to provide an exceptionally strong background for you to apply to both law and medical schools.
High School Courses for Pre-Med Majors
If you are interested in majoring pre-med at ENMU, your high school curriculum should include mathematics, chemistry, physics and English.
Additional Degree Information
You can find additional information about the Bachelor of Science in Chemistry with an emphasis in pre-medicine degree, including the courses you will take when you're a pre-med major at Eastern.