Requirements for Application to a Health Professions Program

Completing the appropriate pre-requisite coursework and submitting a successful application to your choice of professional schools is an involved process.
To be a competitive applicant, it is not enough to have a strong GPA and to do extremely well on professional admission exams.
  • Successful applicants must be knowledgeable about current health care topics and related ethical issues
  • Professional programs desire those with strong critical thinking and communication skills, who value life-long learning, and who are involved in their communities
  • Experiences that will enhance your application include volunteering with community and campus organizations, shadowing health care professionals, leadership in service clubs, and studies abroad.

 When you are applying to programs, there are many steps to take: