Pre-professional studies at Mount St. Joseph University 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 School of Behavioral and Natural Sciences and School of Health Sciences 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.
Veterinarians educate people about how best to care for animals. They also diagnose and treat diseases and injuries in both small and large animals.
The Mount’s pre-vet area of study prepares you for admission to a four-year veterinary school. The Mount recommends that students who are interested in pre-vet studies choose a major in biology.
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.
Department Chair & Associate Professor