Requirements for Healthcare Careers

Professional health programs (physician, nursing, physical therapy, dentistry, ...) have undergraduate prerequisites with the following in common:

  • Coursework (biology, chemistry, physics, statistics ...)
  • Good GPA
  • Co-curricular activities and experiences (volunteer work, job shadowing, athletics, leadership of student organizations, ...)
  • Recommendations
  • Entrance exam (MCAT, GRE, ...)

More detailed requirements for each type of professional program are linked below