Aurora University

Medical Professions (Pre)

Why study Medical professions?

If you are passionate about helping others and making a difference in society, and have a deep interest in science, you should consider the study of medicine. Medical professions involve lifelong learning and implementing communication and problem-solving skills — providing for a challenging and rewarding career.

Why study in one of the pre-professional programs at AU?

With a major in Health Science, you can pursue an emphasis in a medical profession area of study. A pre-professional program will allow you to answer the growing demand for well-rounded medical professionals. Small lecture and lab classes are at the foundation of each program. A dedicated advisor will guide every step of your educational journey. Upon completion of your chosen program, you will be prepared to enter medical or other professional schools.

  • Pre-Chiropractic
  • Pre-Dentistry
  • Pre-Medicine
  • Pre-Occupational Therapy
  • Pre-Optometry
  • Pre-Pharmacy
  • Pre-Physician Assistant
  • Pre-Podiatry
  • Pre-Veterinary Medicine

Curriculum Highlights

    • Biology
    • Chemistry
    • Mathematics
    • Physics

Career opportunities

As a student in one of the pre-professional programs, you will be prepared to meet the admissions requirements of professional schools in:

  • Chiropractic (with the Health Science major)
  • Dentistry (with the Biology major)
  • Medicine (with the Biology major)
  • Occupational Therapy (with the Health Science major)
  • Optometry (with the Health Science major)
  • Pharmacy (with the Health Science major)
  • Physician Assistant (with the Health Science major)
  • Podiatry (with the Health Science major)
  • Veterinary Medicine (with the Biology major)

Prepare for your future

The pre-professional programs will equip you with the skills graduate medical and professional schools value most: communicating your ideas, analyzing a problem, and working with others to find a solution. In a competitive market that’s evolving faster than ever, you'll have the knowledge and tools to succeed in in your post-college education.