Medicine (Pre)

 

Program Overview

The pre-medicine emphasis area, offered on our Scottsbluff campus, constitutes the first two years of the study required for admission to a college of medicine.

Objectives

  • Provide the information and credit required for students to continue upper division premedical studies at a four-year college or university.
  • Provide course work basic to a variety of curricula. Students can change their educational goals to other areas, especially in the life sciences, with little or no lost time.

Degrees & Certificates

Associate of Science in Medicine (Pre)

Career Opportunities

The U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that in 2012, the median pay for Physicians and Surgeons with a doctoral or professional degree was equal to or greater than $187,200 per year. Growth in jobs in this field for the decade 2012-2022 was projected to be 18%, faster than average. (bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/physicians-and-surgeons.htm)

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