Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Health Courses

Overview

Interested in pursuing a graduate or professional degree in one of these areas?

  • Dentistry
  • Gerontology
  • Forensic science
  • Health education
  • Nutrition
  • Medicine
  • Occupational therapy
  • Optometry
  • Pharmacy
  • Physical therapy
  • Physician assistant
  • Public health
  • Veterinary medicine

The post-bac pre-health courses provide the opportunity to gain knowledge of fundamental science concepts, build an understanding for the integration of life science theories, complete prerequisite courses, and improve your grades in previously taken courses. After successfully completing the courses of your choice, you will have a more competitive application to submit to a health professional program admissions committee, and you will be better prepared to succeed once you are admitted. Many advanced health science degrees offered by medical, dental, pharmacy, optometry, veterinary, and physical therapy schools recommend or accept these courses, but students should verify that these courses are acceptable to the programs where they are applying.

Whether you are looking to start a career, change your career, or you need to refresh your understanding of a subject in preparation for further academic study, you will find applicable pre-health courses within these offerings. Take as many courses as your needs require. All courses are offered online, so you can study on your own schedule, and there is no need to relocate or leave your current employment.

Because these courses are taught by the same CSU faculty and cover the same content as on-campus equivalents, you and your professional school of choice can be sure the learning outcomes are identical to those completed by students on campus. Proctoring is required for course exams to assure assessment expectations are the same for on-campus and online students. CSU transcripts do not differentiate between online and on-campus courses, but students may wish to consult with a professional school admission counselor to confirm courses will be accepted.

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