Pre-Medical & Pre-Dental Undergraduate Program

Medicine and dentistry are demanding careers that require careful, rigorous preparation.

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Ambitious and motivated Towson University students may choose to focus their studies in the pre-medical or pre-dental program to gain the strong academic foundation and skills necessary to be accepted in pre-professional schools. Graduates go on to successful careers in medicine and dentistry.

The program offers students:

  • research and internship opportunities
  • highly individualized advising
  • small classes taught by faculty who are recognized as accomplished teachers and researchers
  • state-of-the-art facilities and instrumentation
  • active pre-med/pre-dent faculty committee and student-run society that sponsor enrichment programs and events
  • advantageous location in Baltimore-Washington region with top medical facilities where students gain practical experience in clinical settings before applying to medical or dental school

Students interested in medical or dental school typically select majors in the sciences, though you don’t need a science major to apply. However, professional schools require completion of certain science and mathematics courses. You can view details and requirements in the Undergraduate Catalog.

Contact Information

Pre-Medical & Pre-Dental Undergraduate Program Director

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Dr. Katharine Bowdy
The Science Complex
Room 3301G
By Appointment.
Call Ms. Brandi Mayo

Mailing Address

Pre-Professional Program
Department of Chemistry
Towson University
8000 York Road
Towson, MD 21252-0001