University Studies: Medicine (Pre-Professional)


About this Program

If you care deeply about other people, their problems, and their pain; enjoy helping people with your skills and knowledge; and always dig deeper into a subject than is required, you may have the personality traits necessary to achieve success in medicine.

You can begin your studies in medicine at Medicine Hat College and then apply to transfer to a university to complete your degree.

High School
(Alberta High School Courses or equivalents with a minimum 60% average in the required courses)

  • ELA 30-1
  • Biology 30
  • Chemistry 30
  • Math 30-1
  • Physics 30

Mature Student (21 years of age)
The following are minimum admission requirements. Please see an advisor for additional course-specific pre-requisites.

  • ELA 30-1
  • Biology 30
  • Chemistry 30
  • Math 30-1
  • Physics 30
Please see the program calendar or consult with an academic advisor for an up to date set of courses related to Medicine.
  • Community Public Health
  • Health Administration
  • Medical Officers
  • Medical Research
  • Military Service
  • Occupational Medicine
  • Overseas Services
  • Practice Specialization
  • Private Practice
  • Regional Health Authorities

What is your education going to cost?

Our TUITION and FEES page provides a total cost estimate for your program including books and supplies and related expenses.

Looking for ways to help fund your education?

There are lots of options like student loans, scholarships, bursaries and emergency funding available.
Check out our FINANCIAL AID page for more information.

Many programs offered at Medicine Hat College qualify for transfer credits to other institutions. In some cases, you must transfer to another institution to complete your program and gain your credential.

The ACADEMIC CALENDAR has official information on transfer options for each program.
Please consult the calendar or meet with an academic advisor for more information.

At MHC, we care about students and want to help you succeed.

As a student, there may be times when you require support. Our SERVICES page provides you with links to a number of campus supports including academic success, counselling and care, health and wellness, and many other resources.

Have you always wanted to study abroad?

Enhance your education, share in cultural diversity and embrace new experiences. Visit the INTERNATIONAL MOBILITY PROGRAM section to find out more.