Re: Should Chapel Have Become a Doctor?
The Umbrella Corporation wrote:
Just because its 4 years for medical school now doesn't mean that it will be 4 years in the future.
If we're to believe Dr. Selar, medical school is actually longer
in the future. There's dialogue in one of the NF novels specifying that a degree from Starfleet Medical requires six years of study.
"He clapped his captain—his friend—on the shoulder. Yes, this man was very much like James Kirk, in all the ways that mattered." --Christopher L. Bennett-- Star Trek: Mere Anarachy, The Darkness Drops Again