Explore Health Careers - Pre-Health Program - Christopher Newport University

Pre-Health Program

Explore Health Careers

A student with an interest in a health care profession has a wide variety of career options.


There are actually two types of medical schools:

  • Allopathic Medical School: disease prevention, diagnosis and treatment of the entire body, which grants the M.D. degree

  • Osteopathic Medical School: emphasis on the musculoskeletal system with a holistic approach to patient care, which grants the D.O. degree to become physicians

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