Pre-medical professional concentration | Stark State College | North Canton, Ohio

Pre-medical professional concentration

(Pre-pharmacy, pre-medicine, pre-dentistry, pre-veterinary)

Interested in pursuing a career as a physician, a pharmacist, a dentist or a veterinarian?

Consider Stark State College’s associate of science pre-medical professional degree as your first step. You’ll get the foundational coursework in the sciences and math required for most pre-medical professional degrees. Our courses are taught by highly credentialed faculty in a small classroom setting, promoting discussions between you and your instructor and you and your peers.

Our laboratory facilities have been ranked as centers of excellence, giving you hands-on experience in today’s lab techniques.

Best of all, most of our courses will transfer to public universities in Ohio.

Stark State College partners with the Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) for students interested in becoming a pharmacist. Complete all pre-requisite course work at Stark State and directly apply to the College of Pharmacy at NEOMED. No bachelor’s degree needed. Not only do you get a high quality education, but also strong support and advising from both Stark State and NEOMED.

If you’re interested in a pre-medical degree related to medicine, dentistry, or veterinary, you’re encouraged to contact the university where you plan to complete your bachelor’s degree to determine which electives are best suited for your program.

  • Associate of science degree in pre-medical professional concentration
  • Northeast Ohio Medical University

Program learning outcomes

  • Properly document their work and present it in notebook entries and lab reports.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in written and oral communication. Scientific thinking and critical analysis will be stressed.
  • Show proficiency in qualitative and quantitative analysis.

Higher degrees

Students completing the A.S. pre-medical professional degree are qualified to continue on to earn a bachelor’s degree and apply to a medical professional school or directly apply to a doctorate of pharmacy.



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