Preparing you for admission into any school of medicine
About The Program
Being a doctor is more than a job, it’s a calling – and you can’t wait to answer that call, improving health and even saving lives. At Northern, we’ll get you started on the path to your dream career. While pre-medicine itself isn’t a major, we’ll match you with a degree program and the necessary coursework required to prepare you for admission into any medical school.
Northern's placement rate into medical school for the past five years is 82 percent - see what our graduates have to say about the advantages of earning their undergraduate degree at Northern!
This program will be a good fit if you:
- Like challenges and continuous learning
- Are interested in science and how the body works
- Care deeply about people, their problems and pain
- Enjoy helping people
- Are intrigued how medicine can be used to improve life
- Dig deeper into a subject area than required
- Accept criticism
- Communicate well
- Are patient-centered
- Have strong leadership skills
- Are detail-oriented
With a degree in medicine, your career opportunities will include:
- Family/general practitioner
- Obstetrician and gynecologist
At Northern, we believe getting you out of the classroom and into a real-world workplace setting is a critical part of your education. You'll have several opportunities for internships and other forms of experiential learning throughout your time at Northern. Learn more at Student Experiences!
- Medical (MD) / Physician’s Assistant (PA) graduate school acceptance rate is 82 percent.
Source: College of Arts and Sciences, 2015-2019
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Ph.D. Montana State University
M.S. Montana State University
B.S. State University of New York
Dr. John Long joined the NSU faculty in the summer of 2015. He has a bachelor’s degree in applied mathematics from the State University of New York, a master’s degree in environmental and ecological statistics and a Ph.D. in ecology and environmental sciences, both from Montana State University. His area of expertise is the mathematical and physical aspects of the environment.
Dr. Long is a part of the SEA-PHAGES team trained by Howard Hughes Medical Institute to discover new viruses in environmental samples and to sequence their genome. Dr. Long is a retired U.S. Air Force major with 21 years of service as a B-52 electronic warfare officer.
Introduction to Physics I and II
University Physics I and II
Biological Statistics I and II
Dr. George Nora began at Northern State University in 2010 and has been promoted to associate professor of chemistry.
Ph.D. University of South Dakota
M.S. North Dakota State University
B.S. North Dakota State University