Program Features

Our Mission is to empower and support college graduates who are interested in pursuing a healthcare profession. We welcome students from all backgrounds and celebrate the diversity that non-traditional students bring to the university. As a student in the program you will experience a range of features that will help you on your path to success.

Individualized Advising

You will work with a pre-health advisor to develop an academic and professional plan that reflects your goals, interests, and unique background to help gain admission to a health profession graduate program.

PHBP Unique Courses

• Pre-Health Seminar • Innovations in Healthcare
• Bioethics • Health Equity: Here and Abroad

Workshops and Events

Throughout the year we offer workshops and events to help you prepare.

Tutoring

Free tutoring for most math and science classes is offered to students in the program on a weekly basis. Tutoring is not mandatory, but is highly encouraged if you feel the need to get extra help with your studies.

Professional Development Groups

PHPB students meet on a monthly basis to develop the non-academic skills and competencies professional schools are looking for. This is includes but is not limited to entrance exam questions, reflective writing, health coping skills and communication skills.

Interdisciplinary Labs

Students in the Career Changer and ReStart tracks will take unique interdisciplinary laboratory courses that integrate multiple science disciplines into one learning experience. The "X-Lab" is a two-semester, inquiry-based laboratory curriculum focusing on major themes and concepts in biology, chemistry and physics with an emphasis on their integrated applications in modern, quantitative research.