Pre-Health Checklist and Timeline

Why choose a career in the health professions?

There are many reasons why students are drawn to health professions.  There is no one perfect answer, the truth is that students are intrigued at different points in their lives.  Some witness it first hand through relatives or parents who are actively involved as health professionals. Many students have a passion for science and the human body and are seeking to make a difference and help others by means of becoming care-givers to those who need health assistance and counseling. Other students are inspired by both the challenges and endless opportunities within the fast growing health field such as education, research, the ability to touch lives, competitive earning potential and complexity of the job. Many are seeking a career that embody their passion for science and their duty to serve their community as socially responsible citizens.

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Pre-Health Checklist and Timeline (Click to PDF File)

The document above is a suggested Pre-Health Checklist and Timeline, recommended for undergraduate students who are interested in a health profession to follow.  However, please keep in mind that this is just a suggestion and may not necessarily work in the same timeframe for every student based on your individual circumstances.