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Dr. Adam Moser
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Recommended Loras Majors: Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Neuroscience, Biological Research—while a science major is not required most successful medical students have embarked on a rigorous science degree.
Undergraduate Science/Math Courses Needed for Admission: 2 Semesters of Biology, 2 semesters of Physics, 2 Semesters of General Chemistry, 2 Semesters of Organic Chemistry, 1 Semester of Biochemistry, 1 Semester Statistics, 1 Semester of Mathematics.
Electives: A well-rounded background in the social sciences and humanities including but not limited to; philosophy, psychology, history, foreign languages, business, and mathematics.
Professional Medical School Programs Loras Graduates Have Attended: University of Iowa, Des Moines University, Southern Illinois University, Rocky Vista University, Medical College of Wisconsin, Midwestern University
Percentage of Loras Applicants Admitted in Last 3 Years: 90%
Minimum GPA of Successful Entrants: 3.4 however the most competitive students hover at 3.7.
Pre-Medicine Program at Loras College: Students here at Loras gain a vast experience both academically and non academically making them outstanding applicants for medical school. From the rigorous academic degree, research opportunities, hands on lab experience including the cadaver lab, volunteer/leadership/community service options, to health care experience supported by a very robust health care system in the Dubuque area, Loras provides all the components for a very sound applicant hands down. Loras also provides a full time health science advisor to work with students regularly as they move through the undergraduate years.
Professional Program Information: Medical school education last four years with the first two years of didactic work (classroom) followed by two years of clinical rotations. Graduates then enter a residency program (3 years or more) to do advanced training and qualify for a medical specialty. Upon successful completion of the program students are awarded an Allopathic degree (MD) or an Osteopathic degree (DO).
For more information on Allopathic Medicine (MD) visit www.amsa.org/premed
For more information on Osteopathic Medicine (DO) visit www.aacom.org
For more information on medical schools visit www.aamc.org
For more information on Health Care Careers, visit www.explorehealthcareers.org.