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Students on Steps

What does it mean to be a pre-health student? 

  • You have the desire to work in a health-related field, such as:

Medicine | Dentistry | Optometry | Veterinary | Physician Assistant | Pharmacy | Podiatry

  • You plan to apply to a competitive professional school (medical school, dental school, etc.) after completing undergraduate coursework and are investigating admissions expectations of these schools
  • You are majoring in a field which interests you and taking natural science courses and other prerequisites required by the professional schools to which you hope to apply 
  • You are working with the Pre-Professional Advising Center by attending workshops and advising sessions
  • You are exploring the field through employment, shadowing and volunteering, and by investigating alternative career options
Explore the pre-health tracks linked on this page that interest you.  Attend an Introduction to Pre-Professional Advising Workshop and then meet with a Pre-Professional Advisor to discuss your interest in health professions.

Pre-Health Student Timeline

Refer to these suggested academic and experiential requirements to stay on track towards your pre-health goals.