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The University of Tampa has a strong science curriculum that prepares students for success in professional school. With small laboratory and class sizes, students learn directly from faculty who are experts in their respective fields. The nearly one-on-one environment fosters an opportunity for greater depth of knowledge and enables students to succeed in the following careers: 

Allopathic Physician (M.D.)
Osteopathic Physician (D.O.)
Physician Assistant
Podiatric Medicine 
Veterinary Medicine 
Chiropractic Medicine 
Physical Therapy
Occupational Therapy

Pre-health 101: Rx to Success Spring Workshops

This workshop is the first step in getting involved with UT pre-health resources. We will discuss pre-requisite classes, getting involved on campus and in the medical field, admission tests and the graduate school application timeline. 

There are seven dates from which to choose:

  • Wednesday, Feb. 3, 11 a.m.—12 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Feb. 9, 10—11 a.m., Zoom
  • Thursday, Feb. 18, 9—10 a.m.
  • Monday, Feb. 22, 1—2 p.m.
  • Tuesday, March 2, 1—2 p.m., Zoom
  • Thursday, March 11, 2:30—3:30 p.m.
  • Friday, March 26, 10—11 a.m., Zoom

Please email Jackie Mikulski,, to register for a workshop.

UT Graduates

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75% have been accepted to one or more U.S. medical programs.

Since 2011, 75% of UT graduates with a degree in the natural and health sciences who earned a 3.6 GPA in science and math classes and scored a 505 or higher on the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT)* have been accepted to at least one U.S. medical program. These students also exhibited exceptional experience in the health field and had leadership experience on campus. The foundation for their success was gained through the hands-on educational experience and personalized attention afforded through The University of Tampa.

*As of 2018, the average score for matriculants to U.S. medical schools is a 509 as reported by the Association of American Medical Colleges.


MEDLIFE UT is an organization that helps families achieve greater freedom from the constraints of poverty by improving their access to medical care, education and community development.

"Attending The University of Tampa has been the best decision I have ever made. It gave me a place to have community, learn and prepare for my future career as a medical doctor."

— Jessica Fernandez ’13, B.S. in Biology, University of Central Florida College of Medicine