Loyola University Maryland

Pre-Health Programs

Explore Pre-Health

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COVID-19 Cancellation of March and April 2020 Open Houses: 
"Dear Accepted Class of 2024 Students – Congratulations for your acceptance! Please email me at prehealth@loyola.edu to receive our open house materials! We have a lot of good information for you and excellent programming planned for the upcoming school year. We can also set up a time to speak over the phone. I look forward to seeing you in the fall!" 
~Maiju Lehmijoki-Gardner, Ph.D., B.S.N., R.N., 
Director of Pre-Health Programs and National Fellowships

The pre-health office supports your curricular planning, graduate school preparation, and career awareness throughout your four years at Loyola and beyond. We work closely with the faculty and Loyola’s academic programs to support your success at Loyola and with graduate school applications. Select a track below to learn more about each pre-health specialty and learn more about general overviews and specific information on admission requirements.

Select a track below to learn more about each Pre-Health specialty and learn more about general overviews and specific information on admission requirements.

Pre-Medical Track

Looking for information on medical career, pre-requisite courses, the MCAT, the pre-health committee interview, medical school application process, and how to pay for medical schools?

Learn about the pre-medical track

Pre-Dental Track

Looking for information on dental career, pre-requisite courses, the DAT, the pre-health committee interview, dental school application process, and how to pay for dental schools?

Learn about the pre-dental track

Pre-Nursing Track

Looking for information on nursing career, pre-requisite courses, the TEAS/GRE, and nursing program application process?

Learn about the pre-nursing track

Pre-Physician Assistant Track

Looking for information on physician assistant career, pre-requisite courses, the GRE, and physician assistant application process?

Learn about the pre-physician assistant track

Other Pre-Health Tracks

Looking for information on veterinary medicine, podiatric medicine, physical therapy, pharmacy, public health, and other health careers?

Learn about other pre-health tracks

    Christopher Thompson
    Faculty

    Christopher Thompson, Ph.D.

    Dr. Thompson sees the combination of service-based learning and Jesuit values at Loyola preparing students to be leaders of change

    Biology
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    Students

    Jade

    Jade already feels ready for medical school, thanks to the mentorship and education she’s received at Loyola

    Biochemistry