Allopathic Medicine Requirements
- Graduates of allopathic medical schools earn an MD and are medical doctors.
- Tennessee has two public medical schools: East Tennessee State University's James H. Quillen College of Medicine in Johnson City and The University of Tennessee College of Medicine, located on the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis.
- Tennessee also has two private medical schools: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and Meharry Medical College School of Medicine, both in Nashville.
- Completion of a baccalaureate degree and the MCAT (Medical College Admission Test) is required for admission. Students should strive for a competitive range of 505+
- American Medical Association
- American Medical College Application Service (AMCAS)
- Association of American Medical Colleges
- Medical School Applicant & Matriculant Data
|Courses||U of M Course||Minimum semester hours required by Colleges of Allopathic Medicine|
|General Biology||BIOL 1110/1111
|General Chemistry||CHEM 1110/1111
|Organic Chemistry||CHEM 3310/3301
|General Physics||PHYS 2010/2011
|English Composition||ENGL 1010
|Biochemistry||CHEM 4511||Strongly Recommended for MCAT|
|General Psychology||PSYC 1030||Strongly Recommended for MCAT|
|Introduction to Sociology||SOCI 1010||Strongly Recommended for MCAT|
|Upper division Biology Courses||See Advisor for Options||Strongly Recommended|