Combined Science Major (BS/MD Program)

Is your future in medicine? Get there faster through the BS/MD program with a major in Combined Science at Youngstown State University.

What You'll Study

Through the BS/MD program, earn your bachelor's and Doctor of Medicine degrees in only six or seven years.

Each year, 35 students are selected for this prestigious program, majoring in Combined Science at Youngstown State before filling their reserved seats at Northeast Ohio Medical University after graduation. You'll challenge yourself with studies in biology and chemistry and navigate a fast-track course to your medical career.

You'll also have the opportunity to grow with your peers into a tight support system and family all while living on the same floor in Cafaro House, one of the newest residence halls on campus.


Internships and Jobs

  •  Palmer College of Chiropractic
  •  Mercy Health
  •  Pulmonarist's Clinic

STEM Internship Opportunities

  •  Delphi
  •  Self-employed, medical doctors/professionals
  •  Access MD, Urgent Care
  •  Compass Family and Community Services
  •  Central Ohio Behavioral Medicine, Inc.
  •  Schering-Plough Pharmaceuticals
  •  MetroHealth Medical Center

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One More Thing

The Combined Science program through YSU and NEOMED is such a challenging, rewarding experience. Your friends are like family and push you to excel. It’s a tough program, but it’s definitely worth it!"

Cynthia Pung, Class of 2016