Minimal Requirements for Entrance
- General Biology with lab (8 hours) (Laboratory courses must be in person labs)
- General Chemistry with lab (8 hours)
- Organic Chemistry with lab (8 hours)
- Biochemistry (3 hours)
- General Physics with lab (8 hours)
- Mathematics* (6 hours) *Calculus is highly recommended
- Statistics (3 hours)
- English (composition and literature) (6 hours) (AP or CLEP credits are accepted)
- Behavior Sciences (3 hours) (Any behavioral or social science coursework that addresses
the biological, psychological, and/or sociocultural factors that influence perceptions,
behaviors, interactions and well-being will be accepted.
AP and CLEP credit in Social Sciences are accepted.)
- MCAT exam is required
- AAMC PREview exam is require
Allopathic Medical Schools in Alabama
Heersink School of Medicine- UAB
University of Alabama - Birmingham
510 20th Street South, Birmingham, Alabama 35233
Degree awarded: MD, MD/MPH, MD/MSPH, MD/MBA
UAB School of Medicine will only accepted US citizens or permanent residents
Whiddon School of Medicine
University of South Alabama
5795 USA Drive North CSAB 170, Mobile , Alabama 36688
Degree awarded: MD
Four years pre-medical/bachelor's degree, 4 years medical school, 3 -6 years graduate medical education (residency training).
Degree / Major
Any major is acceptable as long as you meet the minimal entrance requirements.
The following courses are strongly recommended for students to enter and survive medical school:
- Cell Biology
MCAT (Medical College Admission Test)
American College Testing Program
P.O. Box 414
Iowa City, IA 52243
Heersink Medical School encourages applicants to take the AAMC PREview exam. For applicants who have been invited to complete a secondary application, we still highly encourage to take the AAMC PREview exam if you have not already done so.
AAMC PREview - Professional Readiness Exam
AMCAS (American Medical College Application Service)
Section for Student Services
2450 N Street, N.W., Suite 201
Washington, D.C. 20037-1131
AACOMAS (American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine Application Service)
Rockville, MD 20852
Strategy for Success
National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions
P.O. Box 5017-A
Champaign, IL 61825-5017
Medical School Admission Requirements, U.S. and Canada
American Association of Medical Colleges
Membership and Publication Orders
2450 N Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20037-1129
A Complete Preparation for the MCAT
James L. Betz Publishing Company, Inc.
P.O. Box 34361
Bethesda, MD 20827
Questions or comments? Contact the TROY Office of the Pre-Professional Studies.