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Undergraduate Program in Medical Sciences

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The University of Cincinnati College of Medicine offers undergraduate education in the basic medical sciences to prepare students to be competitive for admission to professional schools—including medicine, pharmacy, and dentistry—and graduate programs in the life sciences.

The Undergraduate Program in Medical Sciences is an innovative pathway that is based in the College of Medicine and which provides students with integrated academic, experiential, and highly mentored opportunities that will prepare them for advanced training in biomedical science, medicine, and other health sciences.

Academic Programs

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The Undergraduate Program in Medical Sciences offers both a major and minor in medical sciences. The minor was launched in fall 2013 and the major will have its inaugural graduating class in spring 2018. The program offers an ever-expanding catalog of courses in biochemistry, biomedical research, community & health service learning, health research, immunology, medical genetics, microbiology, molecular genetics, pharmacology, physiology, statistics & experimental design, and other areas.