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Pre-Health Advisement

At St. John’s University, pre-health students gain the knowledge, skills, and confidence needed for success in medical or graduate school. You can choose from a range of exciting and challenging majors, any of which will allow you flexibility to complete the necessary academic and extracurricular requirements for graduate study in a health-related field.

Health professions encompass a wide range of careers that offer both challenging and rewarding service. These fields include:

Allopathic MedicineChiropractice Medicine
OptometryOsteopathic Medicine
Physical TherapyPhysician Assistant
PodiatryVeterinary Medicine

Consult the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Outlook Handbook for an overview of healthcare occupations. You can also find more information at

Professional organizations are also an excellent information resource. The American Medical AssociationAmerican Osteopathic AssociationAmerican Dental AssociationAmerican Veterinary Medical AssociationAmerican Chiropractic AssociationAmerican Optometric AssociationAmerican Podiatric Medical Association, etc., all have valuable information if you are interested in a related career.

Contact Information

For more information and to register for the Pre-Health Professions Advisory Committee, please contact:

Gregory Gades
Senior Assistant Dean and Chair of Pre-Health Professions Advisory Committee
St. John Hall, Room 145
[email protected]