University of Pittsburgh BradfordAcademics
Pre-Emergency Medicine

Program Name: Pre-Emergency Medicine

Program Designation: NA

Program Contact: Yaich, Lauren
Merwine, David

Academic Division: Biological and Health Sciences

Program Description:

Our pre-emergency medicine curriculum is a two-year course of study. When you complete 60 credits on our campus, you will need to apply to the emergency medicine program in the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences (SHRS) at the University of Pittsburgh. If you're accepted into the bachelor of science program, you will need to take four credits of EMT with lab, which is not offered on the Bradford campus, before you continue with the degree program on the Pittsburgh campus.

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Students are admitted into the emergency medicine program after successful completion of a minimum of 60 college credits, including the following prerequisite courses:

Select Two

  • Health-Focus Electives (6 cr) 
    • LIFSCI 0103/CHEM 0103 Biological Chemistry,
    • CHEM 0187 Drugs and Society,
    • SOC 0205 Death and Dying,
    • SOC 1307 Medical Sociology,
    • SOC 1313/PSY 1310 Sociology of Aging,
    • PSY 0206 Abnormal Psychology,
    • PSY 0202 Child Development, and
    • PSY 1404 Counseling Psychology.
     

In addition to completing the required courses listed above, you will need to earn a minimum cumulative and prerequisite GPA of 2.5 and earn a minimum grade of C- in all courses designated as prerequisites.

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