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What major should I take if I wanna be a pediatric surgeon?

I don't really understand majors, I'm lost and I don't know which one is good to start my career.

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Raquel’s Answer

Lots of premed student's major in biology because the degree covers all of the medical school prerequisites, but there is no one major requirement to get into medical school. So make sure to do something that is interesting to you. So long as you take all of the required prerequisite courses, major doesn't matter. But it is important to make sure you have a solid understanding of the science courses because they will pop up in medical school and on board exams, it doesn't just disappear after you take the classes. I know people who have psychology, chemistry, and engineering degrees who are in medical school.
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Aisha’s Answer

While pediatric surgeons are not required to major in a specific area of study, many aspiring pediatric surgeons enter a pre-med program or major in a field like biology or biomedical science. You can also choose to major in a closely related subject, such as organic chemistry, biochemistry or social sciences
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Margarita’s Answer

Any medical field requires natural sciences courses: biology, chemistry, physics, etc. If you want to do pre-med as a bachelor's degree, something like chemistry, biology or biochemistry major would definitely be useful to apply to medical school.
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Waseem’s Answer

you have to become a general surgeon first.Then take the subspecialty of pediatric surgery.
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Garrett’s Answer

Personally, I would choose the major that interests you most but just be sure you take the required prerequisites for medical school. If I had it to do again, I would have gone with more business courses or a business minor in addition to the required premed coursework. Mainly, because business is a huge part of being in practice and otherwise you don't learn much about it after college unless you seek out the information on your own. Ultimately, your goal is to first get into medical school so your grades and extracurricular activities are super important. Once you are in medical school, you'll have the opportunity to rotate through different specialties which helps you in your decision of what area of medicine you decide to practice.
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Pamela’s Answer

Hi Katherine,
Pick a major that is of interest to you - you will still have plenty of room in your schedule to take all the pre-med prerequisites as well as fun electives. If you choose based on your interests you will actually enjoy school rather than feeling forced to study things that aren’t meaningful to you. If you aren’t sure what interests you yet, choosing a science will put you in a good position to fulfill premed requirements. Remember, you can always change your mind or switch majors. I have now been a Gynecologist for 15 years but I spent many years exploring my options before settling on this. It’s OK to do that. It’s not only important to be professionally productive, you also deserve to be happy, enjoy your job and have a life! Hope this helps.
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