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how many years needed to be a doctor

ma7moudma7moud Registered User Posts: 22 New Member
edited August 2010 in High School Student Topics
how many years should i spend in college to be a doctor ??
how many years (college)?
how many years (bachelor) ?
how many years (doctorate) ?
iam going to join medical school in canda
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Replies to: how many years needed to be a doctor

  • superghumansuperghuman Registered User Posts: 270 Junior Member
    how many years should i spend in college to be a doctor ??

    Total: 8-9
    how many years (college)?

    Undergrad typically takes 4-5 years, for any type of degree. Not only if you are looking to go on to med school

    how many years (bachelor) ?

    You will get your bachelors degree from going to college....

    how many years (doctorate) ?

    If by doctorate, you mean med school, then 4 more years, followed by a residency of 3-7 more years depending on your specialty.

    You are welcome to pursue a masters or even a PhD prior to med school, but 8 is the bare basics.
  • MD MomMD Mom Registered User Posts: 6,728 Senior Member
    Does Canada have the same requirements as the U.S.?

    After medical school in the U.S., there is a residency for the specialty that can run up to six years or more.
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