Premedical Health Studies Field

Build your medical career on a robust foundation with core knowledge and professional experiences.

Begin Your Career in Medicine with a Strategic First Step

As a doctor, patients entrust you with their lives—and the lives of their loved ones. At MCPHS, you’ll build a strong foundation that balances health sciences with liberal arts and prepares you to take your medical career in the direction you choose with full confidence.

Why Premedical Health Studies at MCPHS?

A university dedicated to the study of health provides you with enhanced academic and professional advantages as you embark on a career in medicine.

Highly-trained Faculty

MCPHS professors are industry experts with years of expertise in both teaching and advising.

Expert Mentorship

With our low student-to-faculty ratio, you will receive one-on-one mentoring in the classroom and in independent projects.

Global Healthcare Center

Boston’s Longwood Medical and Academic Area is a global center for healthcare delivery, research, and education, giving you access to world-class hospitals and research facilities.

Partner Universities

MCPHS has established agreements with prestigious professional and graduate programs, so you can seamlessly continue your medical education.

Research Opportunities

Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURF) provide exciting hands-on opportunities to qualified students.

Accelerated Programs

Through our premedical pathways, you can earn a professional degree in five to eight years, often a year less than through traditional channels.

Professional Education Options

Our graduates have been accepted at leading medical and dental schools, including Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Georgetown University, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, and Tufts University.

Internships at the World’s Top Hospitals.

MCPHS students get authentic experience with internships at internationally respected institutions such as Massachusetts General Hospital.

Stats and Facts


projected increase in demand for physicians and surgeons through 2028

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ranking for physician / 100 Best-Paying Jobs 2022

U.S. News and World Report

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