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Pre-Medicine

Establish a career in the world of medicine by integrating your faith, your call to service, and your pursuit of excellence through our pre-medicine track.

Gain a foundational knowledge in the sciences to prepare you to complete the Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT) and gain acceptance to medical school. Our flexible pre-med program allows you to pursue the science-focused degree of your choosing (Biology, Chemistry, Biological Chemistry, or Physics) while focusing on the pursuit of a career in medicine.

Seasoned professors with real-world experience in science and medicine combine both hands-on and practical instruction to prepare you for success. Opportunities to serve with local physicians and participate in medical internships and volunteer rotations will enhance your educational experience.

Develop your Christian worldview and integrate your faith and your call to compassionate care to set the trajectory for your successful career in medicine.

Pre-med Track: Gain broad exposure to the scientific disciplines of biology, chemistry, and physics with in-depth coursework in the field of chemistry. This program prepares you to complete the Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT) and apply for admission to medical school. You will have opportunities to participate in medical internships with local physicians, medical missions trips, and volunteer rotations to further enhance your education and prepare you for a career in medicine.

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Pre-med Track, Early Admission: By participating in the Biology-Early Entry program as a pre-med student, you will gain early acceptance to Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences–College of Osteopathic Medicine (KCU-COM) by the end of your sophomore year and have a reserved seat in medical school after completing your junior year of courses at Evangel University. In this program you are not required to take the MCAT exam, forgo your final year of undergraduate work, and start medical school during your fourth year. Upon completion of the fourth year of schooling, you will receive a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Evangel University, and then complete the Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) degree in three more years.

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Career Opportunities

Evangel's academic programs are designed specifically to prepare you for a career in the real world. But it's more than just job preparation; it's preparing you to make a full impact in your profession through the unique combination of faith and learning. Here are some of the professions this degree would prepare you for:
  • Physician

Faculty

Department Chair

Michael Tenneson, Ph.D.

Department Chair; Professor of Biology

Full Time Faculty

Erica Harris, M.S.

Associate Professor of Biology

Jason Streubel, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Biology

Julie Mayne, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor of Biology

Adjunct Faculty

Jonathan LeCureux, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Biology

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