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In addition to another major of your choice, form a foundation of understanding to prepare for a future in medicine.


For students who are interested in preparing for a career in the medical field, the Pre-Med Intake program at Montana State allows for exploration and preparation in academic majors that will lead to health care sector. It is important to note that the program is not a major from which students will graduate, nor is it an intended major for nursing students. Graduates of the Pre-Med Intake program have gone onto pursue graduate study in the fields of medicine, dentistry, pharmaceuticals, physical therapy and more.






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Prepare For Success
Montana State’s medical school acceptance rate is 20% higher than the national average.

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Montana's Research Leader
Montana State leverages more than $120 million annually to support pioneering research across our departments, institutes and centers.

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Individualized Attention
Pre-Med Intake Major students benefit from Individualized advising with a dedicated Pre-Med advisor during the first year.




Career Resources

Within their first year of graduation, more than 96% of Montana State graduates are employed, continuing their education or not seeking employment, and career guidance website Zippia consistently ranks MSU as the #1 school in the state where alumni are most likely to land jobs.

Career Coaching & Professional Skills Studio

Professional career coaches help students with their career exploration, employer networking opportunities and job or internship searches. They also critique resumes and help students practice job interviews. Additionally, the Allen Yarnell Center for Student Success offers free workshops for students to develop the professional communication and collaboration skills that are highly sought after by employers.


Pre-Medicine students at Montana State University go into careers such as:

  • Medicine
  • Dentistry
  • Optometry
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Physical Therapy

To explore more career possibilities, the Allen Yarnell Center for Student Success has a variety of tools available, including self-assessment and working with career coaches.