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The Pre-Health Programs offered at UND in the College of Arts and Sciences are for currently enrolled, on campus students only. These outstanding programs are designed to prepare students for application to health professional schools in medicine, osteopathic medicine, dentistry, optometry, chiropractic, physician assistant, veterinary medicine, pharmacy, podiatry or mortuary science. Participation in any of these programs will allow you access to materials, personnel and opportunities unequaled in the state of North Dakota. Our experienced, highly trained and professional Health Sciences Advisors will assist you in all facets of health professional school preparation including setting goals and timelines for the completion of academic prerequisites and non-academic requirements, standardized test preparation, application procedures, and successful interviewing.
These programs are not majors and do not lead to a degree from UND. In order to graduate with a degree from UND, you must:
- Choose a Major and complete the specific requirements of that major as determined by the department responsible for that major
- Complete Essential Studies Requirements
- Complete 120 semester credits (36 of which must be upper divisional, i.e., from courses numbered 300 or higher)
Protocols and requirements for joining and participating in any of the Pre-Health Programs do vary somewhat from program to program. Please click on the program of your choice in the list at the upper left of this page for more program specific information.
Current UND students wanting more information on any of these Pre-Health Programs should click on the Advising/Appointments link at the upper right of this page for information about our Health Sciences Advisors and how to schedule an appointment with them.
Prospective students (current high school students or transfer students) interested in any of these Pre-Health Programs may visit with a Health Sciences Advisor but need to schedule a visit through UND Admissions or by calling 1.800.CALL.UND.