Pre-professional studies at the College of Mount St. Joseph are courses of study prepared by expert faculty members that supplement your existing major and better prepare you for a career as a health professional.
Pre-professional studies offer dedicated guidance from faculty members in the Behavioral and Natural Sciences Division and Health Sciences Division to help tailor your course work so that you are better prepared to pursue an advanced degree.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that from 2008 to 2018, 26 percent of all new jobs created in the U.S. economy will be in the health care and social assistance industry. This industry is expected to grow by 24 percent, creating four million new jobs.
Physicians promote healthy lifestyles and holistically diagnose and treat patients who suffer from disease and injury.
The Mount’s pre-med area of study prepares you for admission to a four-year medical school program. The Mount recommends that students who are interested in pre-med studies choose a major in biology, biochemistry or chemistry.
Health Professions Advisory Committee
Students work with their academic advisors as well as faculty members on the Health Professions Advisory Committee to design a course of study that is best suited for their specific career goals.