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Pre-Health and Pre-Med

Doctors washing their hands in hospital.

If you want to pursue a career in healthcare, majoring in microbiology or biohealth sciences will provide the interdisciplinary courses you need to excel. The pre-medicine option within the microbiology major is designed for students interested in the microbial causes of disease and the role of the immune system in offering protection. It will help prepare you for medical school by providing a broad focus on microbiological topics and offering upper-level microbiology and laboratory courses that are highly relevant to the field of medicine.

The biohealth sciences (BHS) major offers multiple options for you to tailor your education to best prepare you for a wide variety of professional programs in healthcare, including pre-medicine/pre-podiatry, pre-dentistry, pre-optometry, pre-pharmacy, pre-physical therapy, pre-physician assistant and pre-clinical laboratory science.

Microbiologists put their purpose into practice

Resources for pre-health and pre-med students

With as many as 60-70% of students in the College gaining admission (compared to a 30-40% national average), these success rates reflect the high quality of our program and the dedication of our advising team in supporting students every step of the way. We have extensive experience in helping students develop the skill preparation and rigorous academic background needed to stand out.