Pre-med and Pre-health Programs

PRE-MED AND PRE-HEALTH PROGRAMS
 

If you’re thinking about medical school or a career in dentistry, optometry, pharmacy, veterinary medicine and others—you’ve come to the right place. UNH Manchester offers hands-on, research-driven degree programs in Biological Sciences, Biotechnology and Neuropsychology, each of which can be tailored to meet your interests and requirements for med school or graduate programs.
 

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Health-related Degree Programs

Biotechnology students and professor

Biological Sciences, B.A.


Our largest and most popular program, Biological Sciences explores all areas of biology, from human organisms to ecology. With guidance from your academic advisor, this major can fulfill requirements for:
 

Pre-dental
Pre-medical
Pre-optometry
Pre-pharmacy
Pre-veterinary
Pre-physician Assistant

 

Biotechnology

Biotechnology, B.S.


In our Biotechnology program, you’ll learn about the modern-day technological applications of living systems and organisms through topics like biochemistry and genetics. With guidance from your academic advisor, this major can fulfill requirements for:

Pre-dental
Pre-medical
Pre-optometry
Pre-pharmacy
Pre-veterinary
Pre-physician Assistant

 

Biotechnology students and professor

Neuropsychology, B.S.


A fusion of biology and psychology, our Neuropsychology major is centered on the human brain and behavior, exploring concepts from memory to dementia to movement disorders. With guidance from your academic advisor, the Neuropsychology program can fulfill requirements for:

Clinical psychology
 clinical neuropsychology
Mental health counseling
Pre-medical
Pre-occupational therapy
Pre-Physician Assistant

 

Learn by Doing
 

Our pre-health majors are driven by real-world training in the classroom and in the field.

On campus: We have more than doubled our laboratory space, offering state-of-the-art facilities for microbiology, organic chemistry, cell culture research, neuropsychology and more.
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On-the-job: We’ve partnered with local organizations to give you the applied experience that employers and medical schools look for. Students regularly intern and/or job shadow at Elliot Hospital, Manchester Water Works, Concord Hospital, N.H. Audubon Society and more.

Pre-med News
Adam DiPippo performing research on his computer at his residency at University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston
Houston, We Have a Phenom
Houston, We Have a Phenom
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Becky Baker, graduating senior in UNH Manchester's biotechnology program, runs tests on water samples during her internship at Manchester Water Works.
Biotechnology Program Recognizes Its First Graduate
Biotechnology Program Recognizes Its First Graduate
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Graduating biological sciences major Bruce Rheaume, student speaker at UNH Manchester’s commencement ceremony on May 19, conducts research in the microbiology lab.
Biology Student Bruce Rheaume Named Student Speaker at UNH Manchester’s 2016 Commencement Ceremony
Biology Student Bruce Rheaume Named Student Speaker at UNH Manchester’s 2016 Commencement Ceremony
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