May 12, 2021  
2015 - 2016 CNM Catalog, Volume 48.1 
2015 - 2016 CNM Catalog, Volume 48.1 [The CNM Academic Year includes Fall, Spring, Summer Terms]

Pre-Health Science (AA), Pre-Medical Laboratory Sciences Concentration

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School of Math, Science & Engineering (MSE)


The Pre-Health Sciences major is an Associate of Arts Degree program that prepares students to apply for health-related programs at CNM, as well as to transfer to UNM or other four-year degree programs in numerous health-related fields. It fulfills the general education core courses for 4-year degrees required by the state of New Mexico and the University of New Mexico core curriculum.

This two-year program is designed to prepare students to transfer to a 4-year degree program in Medical Laboratory Sciences.

Educational Option Information

This educational option can be completed:

  • Part-time or full-time.

This program can be started:

  • Any term.

Primary course location:

  • Main Campus.

Approximate Costs of this Educational Option

Financial Aid Considerations

  • Individual courses associated with this program may require students to purchase additional materials.

Career and Educational Opportunities

Educational Opportunities

This program is designed to meet the requirements for an Associate of Arts degree and to prepare the student to continue studies at a 4-year college or university.

Students from CNM seeking a baccalaureate degree should always refer to the catalog of their intended transfer institution for admission, program, course, and graduation requirements. College catalogs are generally available online. Students should also consult an Academic Advisor in planning their academic progress.

Employment Opportunities

Recommended Sequence of Courses

Program Proficiencies and/or Prerequisites

Students must demonstrate proficiency in these areas either by placement exam scores  or specific course work.

Associate of Arts in Pre-Health Sciences, Concentration in Pre-Medical Laboratory Sciences 63-64 credit hours

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