University Of Miami(Florida not ohio)?
I Want to be an OB/GYN would that be a good university?
- Gregg DesElmsLv 61 decade agoFavorite Answer
To become an OBGYN, you must become a physician, which means a medical (MD) degree. And that comes AFTER a good undergraduate (bachelors) degree.
It matters little where you get your bachelors as long as it's from a decent, reputable college or university that is accredited by an agency approved by the US Department of Education (USDE) and/or the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). Preferably, said agency should be one of the US's so-called "big six" "regional" accreditors.
University of Miami in Coral Gables, FL is, indeed, "regionally" accredited. And it's a good school, just generally.
Go there. Take as much math and science as you can (better yet, consult with an advisor and get yourself on a "pre-med" track); and get straight A's. And I mean STRAIGHT! Competition for medical school is fierce. Students, no matter where they get their undergrad, who got excellent grades during said undergrad, and then when said undergrad is unambiguously "pre-med" in nature, usually do well getting into one of the better med schools.
Only after you've gotten fairly far though med school, and the state has tried to weed you out via an exam or two, will you even have the opportunity to express to the powers that be that you're interested in OBGYN. Up to that point, you'll be carving-up cadavers, and rotating through the ER, cardiology, pediatrics, etc., just like anyone else.
Take it one step at a time. Plan well, but don't get ahead of yourself.
Hope that helps.
- 1 decade ago
U Miami is in Miami.
Miami Univeristy is in Ohio.
To be any type of doctor it takes 8 years unless you are in a rare program. First 4 years you to any undergrad school and take BCPM classes (Biology, Chem, Physics, Math, usually Calc). Then take the MCATs in Junior year then apply to Med School. Med schools are extremely hard to get into, only 40% of applicants get in.
To answer your question, UMiami is considered a good undergrad and pre-med school, top 50 Universities in the country. As a med school UMiami is also considered average, but any medical school will get you an MD and 95% of students entering Med School get their MD.
- nakamuraLv 44 years ago
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