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Pre-Health Professions Advisement

The office for 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 

  • 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

Availability & Requirement for PHPA

  • Must be a matriculated Farmingdale State College student in any undergraduate curriculum (Bioscience, Science Technology & Society [STS], Health Sciences, etc.)
  • Post-baccalaureate students enrolled in the Sciences for the Health Professions Certificate
  • Recent alumni of Farmingdale State College

Learn more about our programs.

Pre-Health Professions Advisement Events

Name Date Time Location
PHPA Series: Stony Brook University Physician Assistant Virtual Presentation 10/4/22 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Virtual Event
PHPA Series: St. George's University School of Medicine Presentation 10/6/22 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Hale Hall, 126
PHPA Series: Discovering Your Healthcare Passion & Purpose Virtual Presentation By Lifewest Chiropractic College Dr. David Scheiner 10/13/22 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Virtual Event
PHPA Series: Stony Brook University School of Medicine Virtual Presentation 11/2/22 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Virtual Event
PHPA Series: NYIT Physician Assistant, Physical Therapy, and Occupational Therapy Programs Virtual Presentation 11/3/22 10:50 AM - 12:30 PM Virtual Event

pre-health professions advisement department

Hale Hall, Room 114
934-420-2530
prehealth@farmingdale.edu
Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm

Email

Amanda Lavery
Program Coordinator of Pre-Health Professions

Email

Amber Dominguez
Senior Pre-Health Advisor

Email

Joanne Guerrieri
Administrative Assistant 1

Last Modified 9/21/21