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Pre-Health Professional

Academic Preparation for Medical School

Sam Houston State University (SHSU) offers several options for anyone wanting to pursue a career as a health professional. Depending on what profession you choose, a degree plan is created to prepare you for the specific professional school admission requirements. Aside from taking appropriate courses and making good grades, you must also prepare for entrance exams such as the Medical College Admissions Text (MCAT). The Office of Pre-Health Professional Advising (OPPA) at SHSU will help you with every step. After you decide on a profession, visit their advisors in the SAM Center to start your path to success.

Our graduates have gone on to become successful doctors, nurses, pharmacists, physical therapists, dentists, and more. Let our experts give you the foundation you need to be successful in the field of your choice.

Requirements

Students may choose any major as long as they meet the entrance requirements for the professional school of their choice.

Recommended Majors

Major

Public
Health

Kinesiology
Clinical
Exercise
Science

Kinesiology
Applied
Exercise
Science
Health
Sciences
Biology Biomedical
Sciences
Chemistry History
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Occupational
Therapy
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Physical
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Chiropractic
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Physician
Assistant
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Pharmacy X X X
Medical -
Osteopathic
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Allopathic
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Dentistry X X X X
Optometry X X X

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