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Pre-Health Advising

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The Pre-Health Advising office assists students with identifying specific professional school prerequisites, determining appropriate courses, locating volunteer and community service opportunities, and understanding the professional school application process.

The Value of a Liberal Arts Education to Pre-Health Students

John Fineran Video Link

In the tradition of a Liberal Arts education, the University of San Diego encourages pre-health students to consider various majors while completing the necessary professional school prerequisites.

- Alumnus John Finneran '08

"Medicine, a blend of arts and sciences, requires skills and knowledge from a wide array of disciplines.  The most successful practitioners combine elements of the humanities and sciences throughout their career… A person who has a balanced liberal-arts education, coupled with a solid grounding in the sciences, is more likely to be a highly competent, ethical, holistic, and sensitive physician."
- Creighton University, School of Medicine


Pre-Health Listserv

  • To receive important information about pre-health workshops/conferences, internships, volunteer opportunities, and more, students need to subscribe to the pre-health listserv by emailing Cassandra Gomez.