Loyola University Chicago

Pre-Health Professions

Course Load

The Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Health Program is designed for part-time students. Most students enrolled in the program take 4 - 11 credit hours per semester. Some students want to complete the program in one year. In rare cases, this is possible. Often times, it is beneficial for a student to spread the coursework out over two years. Among other benefits, this allows the student the opportunity to become familiar with the faculty and staff at Loyola. Furthermore, it enables us to get to know the student. Students may take courses on a full-time basis (12 credit hours or more), but we strongly suggest that they discuss this with a Pre-Health Advisor (773-508-3636). If a student in the Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Health Program does go full-time, he or she will pay a flat tuition rate, rather than per credit hour.