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Pre-Professional Programs is located in DePaolo Hall, room 1003. Call us at (910) 962-3245 or contact a pre-professional advisor.

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Course and Workshop Offerings

Pre-Health Living-Learning Community
Coming Fall 2015 to Seahawk Crossing


Are you a student pursuing entrance to a professional school of health, such as:

  • Chiropractic Medicine
  • Dentistry
  • Medicine
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Optometry
  • Pharmacy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Physician Assistant
  • Podiatry
  • Veterinary Medicine

Live and Learn with other pre-health students in Seahawk Crossing during 2015-2016 (fall, spring, and summer).

  • Gain leadership, civic engagement, and/or research opportunities
  • Build your skills and knowledge as a pre-health student
  • Build community with other pre-health students
  • Use your summer time effectively – take prerequisite courses for health schools, get an internship, do undergraduate research, or study for your entrance exams
  • Build your application materials and résumé

Application Process:
To qualify, students must have a minimum of a 3.0 cumulative GPA and completed at least 2 prerequisite courses for their graduate program (i.e. BIO 201, BIO 202, CHM 101, CHM 102, PHY 101, PHY 102, etc.) with a B or higher by the end of Fall 2014.  Students must have at least sophomore status as of Fall 2015. An application is required and is available online here.  This community is limited to 26 students. Application closes Dec. 1.

Requirements of Program:
Complete details of requirements will be outlined in detail prior to enrollment.

  • Complete one Involvement Track during the lease. Each track requires attendance at workshops, participation in health-related experiences, and reflection responses.
    • Health Professions Leadership Track
    • Civic Engagement Track
    • Professional Development Track
  • Attend Pre-Professional Programs sponsored events during each semester
  • Host one community program with roommates
  • Participate in a poster session presentation upon completion of program


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Students are encouraged to register for or participate in courses and workshops offered by Pre-Professional Programs. Workshops are offered throughout the semester that focus on giving students exposure to careers in health and law in various settings. Academic courses provide pre-health students the opportunity to acquire academic credit for participating in experiential seminars covering topics within clinical work and civic engagement. For questions about these offerings, please contact a Pre-Professional Advisor.

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