Stephen F. Austin State University has a reputation for providing excellent preparation for students wishing to enter health care professions, and those who survive the academic challenge here are given strong consideration for admission.
Pre Health Professions program is a division of the College of Science and Mathematics. Its purpose is to provide the opportunity for students to complete the academic admissions requirements for professional schools offering training in the health care fields. At Stephen F. Austin students may become eligible to apply for admission into many professional schools in Texas, including medical, dental, optometry, pharmacy, and veterinary medicine. Students may also complete admissions requirements for many allied health programs, including occupational therapy, physical therapy , and physician's assistant.
Admission into most professional schools is highly competitive and applicants are expected to demonstrate above average academic ability and strong motivation for their chosen field. Some programs require prior experience as part of the application requirements all feel that it is extremely important.
Please find the links to the left for your choosen professional program. These links include:
- overviews of the professions
- links to Texas professional schools websites
- listings of the pre requisite coursework required for admission to these programs.
If the information you are seeking isn't available on these pages, please do not hesitate to contact our office directly.