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Pre-Health/Pre-Med

Illinois Tech offers several pre-health programs in partnership with Midwestern University and Lake Erie College of Medicine, providing you a pathway to a career in medicine. You can also take pre-med as a minor at Illinois Tech.

View all pre-health dual admission requirements

Learn about each program below.

Pre-Medicine (B.S./D.O.)

Illinois Tech offers two pathways to earning your Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) through our early acceptance programs with Midwestern University and Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. You must be admitted to both Illinois Tech and the partner institution of your choice to participate in these early acceptance programs. View admission requirements.

Pre-Pharmacy (Pharm.D.)

Illinois Tech offers two pathways to earning your Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) through our early acceptance programs with Midwestern University and Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. You must be admitted to both Illinois Tech and the partner institution of your choice to participate in these early acceptance programs. View admission requirements.

Pre-Dentistry (B.S./D.M.D.)

Illinois Tech offers a pathway to earn your Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine through our early acceptance program. You must be admitted to both Illinois Tech and LECOM to participate in this program. View admission requirements.

Pre-Medical (Minor)

Illinois Tech’s Minor in Pre-Medical Studies satisfies the prerequisite coursework of most medical schools, covers the majority of topics on the MCAT and other entrance examinations, and courses designed to increase the competitiveness of a student's application. This program provides you with excellent mentorship and guidance from members of the Illinois Tech Pre-Medical Advisory Committee, who will monitor your academic progress, provide information about volunteer and research opportunities, write letters of recommendation, and answer strategic questions about the medical school application process. Students who graduated with Pre-Medical studies have matriculated to medical schools such as:

  • Northwestern University
  • Rush University
  • Medical College of Milwaukee
  • ... and more. 

Contacts

Kathryn Spink, Director of Pre-Health Professions Programs
spink@iit.edu
312.567.3441

Hye Min Yoon, Dual Programs Coordinator
hyoon18@iit.edu
312.567.3975

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Post-Baccalaureate/Pre-Medical Program

Are you preparing to apply for medical school? Do you already have a bachelor's degree and would like to take courses to prepare for your medical school application?

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