Learn More about Pre-Health Sciences at IC

Thinking about med school? Or perhaps a career in dentistry, optometry, podiatry, or veterinary medicine?

We offer all the courses—beginning and advanced—in biology, chemistry, and physics that are required or recommended by professional schools.

Recent graduates from the Biology and Biochemistry majors at Ithaca College have gone on to the following medical programs:

Medical Schools

  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, New Jersey
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Howard University College of Medicine
  • Indiana University School of Medicine
  • Jefferson Medical College
  • Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
  • St. George's University
  • State University of New York Upstate Medical University, Syracuse
  • Stony Brook Medicine
  • State University of New York Albany
  • University of Maryland
  • University of Rochester
  • University of Vermont
  • University of Washington-Seatle
  • University of Wisconsin Medical School
  • Weill Cornell University

Dental Schools

  • Boston University: Goldman School of Dental Medicine
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Howard University College of Dentistry
  • Temple University: Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine
  • SUNY Buffalo College of Dental Medicine
  • University of Connecticut
  • University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Osteopathic Medicine

Veterinary Schools

  • Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
  • North Carolina State University
  • Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Ontario Veterinary College at Guelph, Canada
  • Royal Veterinary College, UK
  • Tufts University
  • University of California-Davis
  • University of IL-Urbana
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Dublin

Optometry Programs

  • Indiana University
  • Massachusetts College of Optometry
  • New England College of Optometry
  • SUNY College of Optometry, New York City
  • Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University

Pharmacology Schools

  • Albany College of Pharmacy
  • Ohio State College of Pharmacy
  • Thomas Jefferson University School of Pharmacy
  • Western New England College of Pharmacy

Physician's Assistant Programs

  • D'Youville College
  • Emory University
  • Touro College
  • University of Florida

Chiropractic Colleges

  • Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • New York Chiropractic College
  • Palmer College of Chiropractic
  • Pennsylvania College of Osteopathic Medicine


  • Des Moine University
  • Drexel University
  • Ohio
  • Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine
  • Temple University