Loyola University Chicago

Pre-Health Professions

Career Services


Planning for an application to podiatry school is both essential and critical - it is a decision that will take years of preparation. Future applicants will need to take both academic and experiential timelines into consideration well in advance to properly prepare for an application cycle. Below, you will find resources specific to pre-podiatry timelines.

Suggested Academic Timelines:

First Year


Intro Chemistry I with Lab

CHEM 101/111

Intro Chemistry II with Lab

CHEM 102/112

Intro Biology I with Lab

BIOL 101/111

Intro Biology II with lab

BIOL 102/112


Second Year 


Organic Chemistry I with Lab

CHEM 223/225

Organic Chemistry II with Lab

CHEM 224/226

200 Level Biology

200 Level Biology


Third Year 


Physics I with Lab

PHYS 111/111L

Physics II with Lab

PHYS 112/112L

Science Electives*

Science Electives*


Fourth Year


Science Electives*

Science Electives*

* Common science courses for podiatry school can include anatomy, microbiology, biochemistry, and more.