Pre-Professional Programs

Eastern Kentucky University

Program Description

Pre-Professional Programs

Eastern Kentucky University

Pre-professional programs are designed to prepare you for admission to professional schools or programs. The Center for Pre-Professional Advising can advise on all issues relating to your professional goals, curriculum, professional school admission requirements, and the application process.

EKU Pre-Professional Programs

  • Pre-Law
  • Pre-Medicine
  • Pre-Pharmacy
  • Pre-Dentistry
  • Pre-Veterinary Medicine (Biology)
  • Pre-Veterinary Medicine (Agriculture)
  • Pre-Optometry
  • Pre-Physical Therapy
  • Pre-Physician Assistant

Pre-Professional Programs vs. Four-Year Majors

The Pre-Professional Programs are NOT majors at Eastern Kentucky University. Instead, you may choose any major that interests you,and incorporate professional program requirements into your course planning and extra-curricular experiences.

Why Declare a Pre-Professional Program?

If you indicate an interest in a Pre-Professional Program on your Admissions application or in DegreeWorks, you will meet with the Center for Pre-Professional Advising regularly to receive ongoing feedback about developing your academic and extra-curricular experiences for application to professional schools programs. Topics of discussion may include:

  • Completing the academic prerequisites of professional schools
  • Taking advantage of extra-curricular opportunities such as volunteer activities, job shadowing, internships, research, and study abroad
  • Exploring summer pre-professional preparation programs
  • Preparing for professional school admission tests (LSAT, MCAT, OAT, DAT, PCAT, GRE)
  • Requesting letters of recommendation
  • Enhancing personal statements and interview skills
  • Navigating the application process
This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated June 9, 2016
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This course is Campus based
Start Date
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Sept. 2017
Full time
Start date Sept. 2017
USA Richmond, Virginia
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