Pre-Health Professional Programs
You’re ready to make your medical career a reality. We are ready to help. St. Scholastica’s Pre-Health Professional Programs offer a seamless path to graduate school in your chosen field, and our exceptional science faculty are here to help you every step of the way.
All new first-year applicants to St. Scholastica will be awarded either the Benedictine Scholarship or the Access Award, upon admission to the College.
100% of traditional incoming undergraduates receive some type of financial aid. The average for scholarships, grants and/or loans is $31,841.
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St. Scholastica’s longstanding commitment to inclusivity and generous financial aid packages make our world-class educational programs accessible to students from any background.
Program requirements depend on the student’s major. Students can pursue virtually any major to go along with their pre-professional training, as long as they complete the pre-professional required courses
Here are some classes you may potentially take in preparation for graduate school. Be sure to create your course plan in consultation with your advisor.
BIO 4210 – Advanced Physiology I
First in a two-semester sequence of courses including a semi-quantitative study of functions of the nervous system, musculoskeletal system and the circulatory system of humans. Prerequisite: a completed course in Anatomy/Physiology and Pathophysiology.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that employment for these occupations will grow between 21% and 36% by 2020. Those who successfully complete pre-health professional coursework at The College of St. Scholastica are exceptionally equipped for future success in medicine and other allied health fields. Graduates of this program have gone on to attend the University of Minnesota’s Medical School, College of Veterinary Medicine, College of Pharmacy and School of Dentistry. Graduates also attended University of Wisconsin-Madison, Creighton University, University of Iowa, Des Moines University, Kirksville School of Osteopathic Medicine, Stritch School of Medicine at Loyola University and many other outstanding institutions.
Boost your brainpower and give yourself a competitive edge in our global economy by pairing your program with a language. St. Scholastica offers programs and courses in American Sign Language, French, German, Latin, Ojibwe, Russian and Spanish.