Pre-Health Professions

Pre-Health Professions Advisement (PHPA)

The office of Pre-Health Professions Advisement (PHPA) provides valuable assistance as you work towards your career goal of enrolling in a health professional school.

PHPA offers guidance to students preparing for admission to professional schools of medicine (MD & DO), dentistry, physician assistant, veterinary, chiropractic, pharmacy, optometry, podiatry, and physical therapy.

Services provided by the office

  • Assist in setting up a timeline for the application process
  • Identify requirements for application and
  • Admission to various programs
  • Advisement with recommended and required courses
  • Collection of letters of recommendation
  • Opportunity for a committee interview and letter
  • Assistance with personal-statement writing
  • Career counseling
  • Interview preparation
  • Assistance with test preparation services
  • Exposure to professional school recruiters