Why Study at SUNY Cortland?

If your goal is to become a medical doctor or a dentist, our special advisement path can help take you there. Our advisory committee will make sure that you take the required classes, follow the proper timeline and prepare well for interviews.

Our future medical professionals often choose these majors:

No matter which major you choose, you’ll earn the prerequisites needed to gain entry into medical or dental school. You’ll also discover a science community that values student success, emphasizes service-learning and offers flexibility if your career goal changes.

Next Steps


Christian Nelson
Pre-Medical/Dental Advisor
Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences
Bowers Hall, Room 1314

Advisory Committee

Jacqueline Augustine, Kinesiology
Christa ChatfieldBiological Sciences
Theresa Curtis, Biological Sciences

Katherine Hicks, Chemistry

Christian NelsonBiological Sciences
Frank Rossi, Chemistry
Jacob Wright, Career Services

Contact us

Admissions Office
Phone: 607-753-4711

Biological Sciences Department
Phone: 607-753-2715

Chemistry Department
Phone: 607-753-4323

Psychology Department
Phone: 607-753-4218