Pre-Health Professions

The Pre-Health Professions program provides guidance to St. Thomas students preparing for admission to health professional schools. Services available include:

  • Support in choosing courses, a major or a career
  • Assistance with the application process for admission to health professional schools
  • Availability of catalogs, literature and CDs (regarding the health professions)
  • Special events
  • Scheduled visits by recruitment or admissions coordinators from a variety of health professional schools

The program stresses personal interaction with the student. All pre-health profession students are required to major in an academic discipline in addition to completing the basic science courses required for admission to each professional school. Each student will be assigned a faculty adviser (initially one during their first year of studies and another once their major is declared).

Health Areas include:

  • Chiropractic
  • Dentistry
  • Medicine (allopathic and osteopathic)
  • Nursing (not available through ACTC as an undergraduate major)
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Optometry
  • Pharmacy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Physician Assistant
  • Podiatric Medicine
  • Public Health
  • Veterinary Medicine

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