• Do You Want to Become a Doctor??

    I. Steps to Becoming a Doctor (M.D., Doctor of Medicine)

    1. Be accepted into a 4 year BS program (Bachelor of Science) and graduate!
    2. (4 years)Major in pre-med, biology, or biochemistry (main options)
    3. Pass the Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT) and apply to medical school.
    4. Attend and graduate from medical school (4 years)
    5. Pass Parts I and II of the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE)
    6. Apply for and match with residency
    7. Graduate from medical school and start residency (usually 3 years)
    8. Pass part III of the USMLE and finish residency
    9. Earn board certifications
    10. Get a state license

    II. MD Resources to Check Out!

     

    Do You Want to Become a Nurse??

    I. Steps to Becoming a Nurse Practitioner (NP)

    1. Be accepted into a 4 year BSN program (Bachelor of Science in Nursing) and graduate!
    2. Study for and pass the NCLEX (National Council Licensure Examination), becoming a Registered Nurse (RN).
    3. Complete an NP focused graduate M.S. or doctoral nursing program.
    4. Study for and pass the NP board certification exam (check out AANPCB)

     II. NP Resources to Check Out!