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Colleges / State University of New York Downstate Health Sciences University

State University of New York Downstate Health Sciences University

Brooklyn, NY 2-Year Grad Public

Downstate Medical Center Academics

State University of New York Downstate Medical Center requires a minimum of 125 credits to complete a bachelor's degree. If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program.

The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Downstate Medical Center does not offer classes during the summer.

Downstate Medical Center offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

What Classes Are Required at Downstate Medical Center?

Downstate Medical Center has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are not required to fulfill a lanuage requirement, but there is a math and science requirement. Students do not have to take a computer class.

Majors at Downstate Medical Center

When choosing a major, Downstate Medical Center students have several choices to make. Scroll down to see a full list of majors offered at Downstate Medical Center below.

Downstate Medical Center does not offer double majors, so students must choose on area of study to focus on.

Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed. Downstate Medical Center does not require students to complete a senior project.

Does Downstate Medical Center Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

Downstate Medical Center offers services for students with disabilities. Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does Downstate Medical Center Have An Online Program?

Downstate Medical Center does not have distance learning options or fully-online programs, so students must be able to attend classes on-campus.

Does Downstate Medical Center Give AP Credit?

Downstate Medical Center offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Downstate Medical Center Have An Honors Program?

Downstate Medical Center does not offer an honors program or a Freshman Honor College..

Does Downstate Medical Center Require Internships?

Downstate Medical Center does not require an internship for any students. Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job. While Downstate Medical Center does not require internships for students in any majors, internships are a great way to get work experience, discover career paths that might fit you, or rule out ones that don't.

ROTC

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Downstate Medical Center does not have any ROTC programs.

Dual Degree Programs at Downstate Medical Center

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.

For more information on possible dual degree options at Downstate Medical Center, contact the university directly.

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Downstate Medical Center Majors & Subject Areas

Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Biochemistry
Molecular Biology
Anatomy
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology
Physiology, General
Pharmacology
Neuroscience
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Physician Assistant
Medicine
Public Health, General
Occupational Therapy/Therapist
Physical Therapy/Therapist
Medical Informatics
Direct Entry Midwifery
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Nurse Anesthetist
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing
Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing
Nurse Midwife/Nursing Midwifery
Pediatric Nurse/Nursing
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Geriatric Nurse/Nursing
Women's Health Nurse/Nursing
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,694

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

14%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$7,720

Out-of-State

$7,720

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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