Our pre-health professions programs provide you with the necessary foundation for a successful career in medicine, dentistry, veterinary practice, optometry, medical technology and other health professions.
Many universities only offer majors in biology or chemistry for students pursuing a career in one of these health professions, but our curriculum offers a much broader education through diverse class offerings and unique partnerships with schools in the region, ensuring you’ll be application-ready when you complete our program.
Prepare for the rigorous and competitive process of applying to a medical school by gaining a strong foundation in the sciences, plus hands-on research experiences and clinical opportunities. Learn more.
Complete the foundational coursework in biology, chemistry, physics, and other subjects needed to be admitted to a dental school certified by the American Dental Education Association. Learn more.
Play a vital role in diagnosing and preventing diseases by learning how to conduct laboratory work in bacteriology, chemistry, serology, and blood bank technology. Learn more.
Our non-degree programs can be completed on their own, but our students often pair the program of their choice with a major in order to earn a bachelor’s degree from Ball State. While biology is a popular major to pair with one of these programs, students can major in any subject. Plus, an advisor specializing in pre-health professions guides our students every step of the way.
Complete your courses in two years, preparing you to meet the admission requirements of multiple pharmacy schools in Indiana. Learn more.
Prepare for the admission requirements of a four-year optometry school accredited by the American Optometric Association. Learn more.
Meet the requirements for a master’s-level physician assistant program. You’ll work with a departmental advisor to devise a plan of study that meets your career goals. Learn more.
Prepare to meet the admission requirements for Purdue University’s School of Veterinary Medicine. You may also work with a departmental advisor to develop a plan of study that will prepare you for another school. Learn more.
Complete this program in combination with a bachelor’s degree in biology or pre-medicine to prepare yourself for a chiropractic school. Learn more.