Planning to study medicine? Start here.
Students are often surprised to learn that there’s no such thing as a “pre-med” major. Instead, Lumberjacks who want to pursue careers in medicine can enter a customizable pre-health program that combines standard university graduation requirements with the prerequisites necessary to apply to a medical school or pursue a professional medical program of study.
A Message from the Program Director, Dr. J. Kevin Langford
Welcome to SFA pre-health. It is our hope that this website will provide answers and directions to all your questions and assist you toward your goals.
Many of the most commonly asked questions are addressed on these pages. These range from questions on prerequisites to questions about choosing a major. You’ll also learn what makes a successful applicant. If you don’t find the information you’re looking for, please contact us, and we’ll be happy to assist you.
Once again, thank you for your interest in SFA and in our pre-health professions programs. We look forward to being a part of your future and successful career.
Dr. J. Kevin Langford
Program Director, Pre-Health Professions
Academic programs and areas of study
SFA’s unique, customizable pre-health programs will prepare you for the next step in your academic journey. Your academic advisor will work with you to design a program of study that will allow you to pursue the medical program of your choice.
Our pre-health pathways include:
- Pre-occupational therapy
- Pre-physician assistant
- Pre-physical therapy