Pre-Professional Health Programs

Related Health Careers

The College of Sciences and Health Professions Advising Center can also assist you with your academic plan for study in other health professions including: Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant, and Speech & Hearing.

The Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences (BSHS) is designed for students who are interested in pursuing a health-related career.  Programs of study either prepare undergraduate students to enter a graduate program in a specific healthcare field, such as physical therapy, occupational therapy, podiatry, or physician assistant science, or prepare students to enter a health-related field or to develop general skills and knowledge that will prepare them to work in healthcare. For more information about these programs, see Health Sciences.

The School of Nursing offers three Undergraduate Programs for obtaining a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree, for more information see, School of Nursing Undergraduate Programs.

From a graduate certificate in Nursing Education to a Doctor of Physical Therapy, the College of Graduate Studies offers a number of programs in the health fields. See specific program sheets for the program that interests you.

Still unsure about which health career interests you? Check out or  Seeking shadowing opportunities from active health professionals is another way to explore your interest in sciences and health professions.