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Preventive Medicine Physicians

Education and Training Requirements

High School

Many years of study is required before being admitted to preventive medicine physician practice. Be sure to enroll in college preparatory courses if available, and take courses in English, languages, the humanities, social studies, and mathematics, in addition to courses in biology, chemistry, and physics. Also take computer science classes. For future work in the medical field, it is important that students take advanced placement or honors classes and strive to achieve high grades, ideally graduating in the top of the class.

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