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Preparation for Health Professions

Preparation for Health Professions

If you are interested in a career in one the health professions, Cedarville can help you get there! Cedarville University students have been highly successful in gaining admission to top medical and professional schools around the country. For many of these professional programs, no specific major is required; however, students typically choose majors in biology or chemistry.

As you consider preparing for a health profession, you can choose to focus on:

  • Predental
  • Preoptometric
  • Preosteopathic
  • Prephysician Assistant
  • Preveterinary Medicine

If you are interested in a career as a doctor, Cedarville has a long history of our students achieving entry to medical school. See our premed page for more information.

Program Highlights

  • In addition to your general degree requirements, you will take additional biology, chemistry, math, and physics courses.
  • If you are interested in pursuing a career as a physician assistant, you will also need 1,000 hours or more of direct health care experience.

Program Curriculum

Sample courses:

  • General Zoology
  • Principles of Bioethics
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Department of Science and Mathematics