Program for Pre-Med and Pre-Dental
No specific major is required for entry into medical and dental schools, but admission is highly competitive and usually requires successful completion of certain courses. Students must plan their curriculum carefully with the assistance of their advisor. If you are not majoring in biology or chemistry, you should still meet with an advisor from one of these departments because they have more experience working with students with your interests.
In addition, medical and dental school admissions committees place great emphasis on scores on the Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT), so study, study, study and practice, practice, practice!
Clinical Interim Experience
Clinical experience is an important part of preparation for medical or dental school. All qualified students are strongly encouraged to participate in Wofford's clinical internship program during the January Interim. This program involves the participation of hospitals and health care professionals who offer Wofford students shadowing experience in all aspects of health care. The Interim in dentistry also allows students to spend one week at MUSC, attending classes and meeting with admissions officers to learn about interviewing and procedures for admission to Dental School.