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Needed Education

To become a doctor of any specialty you need a certain type of education. All doctors need a PHD degree and may have to go to med school, but it depends on what they want to do as there specialty. Also, you must earn and get a license to be a doctor. That is not all you have to complete a residency. Last but not least you have to go to medical school to be a specific type of doctor. To get a PHD degree you would need 4-6 years of college and 4 years of medical school. A minimum of three years for residency, and a few more if you want to specialize with a fellowship.

Steps to Becoming a Doctor

The first step in becoming a doctor is going to college. Some schools offer specific pre-med programs that include the required classes for medical school, as well as prepare them to take the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT). Common courses in a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Biology program include: Chemistry. The second step of becoming a doctor is completing the requirements for becoming a doctor in the U.S, doctors complete a 4 -year undergraduate degree program, spend 4 years in medical school, and then complete 3-7 years of residency training before they are eligible for medical licensing. The final step of becoming a doctor is to get a license to be a legal doctor and get a job.