Medical Professional Stream

This four-year stream gives you an automatic edge with professional program examinations, applications, and interviews. Trent's one-of-a-kind preparatory program is taken jointly with any B.A. or B.Sc. degree.

Through our unique Medical Professional Stream, you’ll get the direction and assistance you need to achieve your medical, dentistry, veterinary, or pharmacy school dreams starting day one of your undergraduate degree.

Medical schools and professional programs are looking for more than just good grades; they want well-rounded applicants who stand out from the crowd. The exclusive Medical Professional Stream (MPS) program at Trent ensures you meet these non-academic requirements by providing you with invaluable guidance when choosing courses, volunteer activities and other skills development opportunities.

Program Highlights

  • Select your major (or joint major) in a B.A. or B.Sc. program of your choice 
  • Individual course map tailored to your chosen degree 
  • CPR training and certification and resume writing workshops
  • Interview preparation workshops and MCAT preparation course
  • Small class sizes give you better access to professors, improving your chances of getting those much-needed reference letters
  • Student-led DAT and MCAT study groups
  • Mock DAT and MCAT exams

Degrees Offered:

  • B.A. (Honours)
  • B.Sc. (Honours)


  • Peterborough

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Resume Boosters:

  • Gain valuable volunteer experience in a range of healthcare oriented and other community settings
  • Benefit from faculty and physician mentoring through advising and information sessions
  • Get published through undergraduate research opportunities in your chosen degree
  • Join the Trent University Emergency First Response Team and the Premedical Society
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"I'm excited for all of the MCAT and interview preparation that the Medical Professional Stream is going to help me with."

Maureen Chirupuy

Career Paths:

Career Opportunities

  • Doctor
  • Veterinarian
  • Dentist
  • Pharmacist
  • General Practitioner
  • Surgeon
  • Medical Sales
  • Policy Advisor
  • Health Care Practitioner
  • Researcher
  • Professor
  • Medical Writer
  • Public Health Specialist

Popular Courses:

  • Critical Thinking
  • Intro to Psych
  • Human Physiology
  • Intro to Canadian Justice
  • Biological Anthropology
  • Becoming Human; Moral & Political Philosophy
  • Foundations of Biomedical Science
  • Digital World
  • Introductory Crime Scene Investigation
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Admission Requirements

Ontario Secondary School Requirements:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD)
  • A minimum of six Grade 12 4U or 4M courses, including program specific prerequisites
  • A minimum 70% overall final average (unless otherwise specified)
  • ENG 4U with a minimum of 60%

Program Requirements:

  • Minimum 80% average for consideration. Autobiographical Sketch due February 1st on myTrent portal. Appropriate prerequisite courses for the program that you intend to declare as your major in your second year.
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