Pre-Health Programs

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Looking for a university that can offer research opportunities, the resources of a medical school on campus, and solid support for their pre-professional students? Then consider SIU for your undergraduate degree.

SIU's pre-health professional programs will help you meet your desired career goals.

The Health Professions Office offers specialized guidance for students seeking careers in:

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Learn About Your Area of Interest

Our program descriptions can help you learn the basics about the various health professions, but there is no substitute for direct interaction with a practitioner.  We encourage all pre-health students to learn as much as they can about the profession they are preparing for.  Read articles and books on the profession, and consider shadowing or interviewing a professional in your area of interest.


Use the Resources of the Health Professions Office

If you need help on your path to a health profession, use the resources of our Health Professions Office. You can make an appointment by calling (618) 453-3080.


Our Health Professions Advisor is an active member of the National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions (NAAHP) and the regional organization, the Central Association of Advisors for the Health Professions (CAAHP).