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Doctor of Medicine Degree

Premedical Requirements

The Doctor of Medicine degree is currently offered on the Macon and Savannah campuses at Mercer University School of Medicine. The premedical requirements are two semesters with an affiliated laboratory in general biology, general or inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, and general physics. Accepted applicants who have not fulfilled these requirements prior to the first day of enrollment are not permitted to enter, and their acceptances are revoked. Only individuals who are legal residents of Georgia at the time of application are accepted.

Mercer University School of Medicine accepts applicants who have completed a minimum of three years of course work leading to a baccalaureate degree, 90 semester hours, in an approved college or university. Students are advised to balance their work in the natural sciences with courses in the social sciences and humanities. In addition, they are urged to follow their inclinations in choosing a subject to pursue as a major.

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One of my favorite activities outside of school is intramural sports. Each class forms a team, and we compete against each other and the underclassmen teams. It’s a great way to socialize and get some exercise at the same time. Plus, it really helped me get to know my classmates when school began.

Lauren O’Grady
Class of 2014

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