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Which major is most beneficial if I want to be a psychiatrist?

smettillesmettille 0 replies1 threads New Member
I'm currently a high school senior trying to figure out what major to go into for college. Ultimately, I want to be a psychiatrist in my professional career. Of course I would enroll as pre-med and take those courses, but I am unsure what to major in. I have thought about psychology because that seems to be obvious but I have also looked into biochemistry. What majors seem to be the best?
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  • cptofthehousecptofthehouse 30510 replies59 threads Senior Member
    There are required courses for premed. As long as you take those courses, and do well in them, along with all of your courses, you can major in anything. Grades and MCAT scores are the main things that determine acceptance into medical school.
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  • happy1happy1 24214 replies2431 threads Super Moderator
    Psychiatrists are MDs. So you can take any major you like as long as you also fulfill the pre-med requirements.
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