Pre-Health Professions

Course Overview

More than 2,000 Horned Frog physicians, dentists, and veterinarians have measured their pulses in the Pre-Health program since 1913. TCU’s acceptance rate into health professions schools is historically high. For example, TCU’s medical school acceptance rate is typically about twice the national average.

To support your selected major, the Pre-Health Professions program prepares you for admission to professional schools in dentistry, medicine, podiatric medicine, veterinary medicine, and optometry, as well as physician assistant and pharmacy programs. Working closely with TCU’s health professions advisory committee, a group of 1 science faculty members, helps you select appropriate courses.

Course Examples by Year

Fr

Principles of Life Sciences
General Chemistry I and II

So

Organic Chemistry I and II
Cellular, Molecular & Developmental Biology

Jr

General Physics I and II
Upper-level Biology courses

Sr

Science courses selected based upon your major

Where Graduates Go

More than 2,000 Horned Frog physicians, dentists and veterinarians have measured their pulses in the pre-health program since 1913. TCU’s acceptance rate into health professions schools is historically high. For example, TCU’s medical school acceptance rate is typically about 1.5 to 2 times the national average.