Preprofessional Resources

Welcome to the Undergraduate Academic Student Affairs Office Preprofessional Resources Page

Here, you will find resources for preprofessional students, who are students pursuing professional school for human health careers while completing their undergraduate degree at Michigan State University. This includes dentistry, medicine, optometry, pharmacy, physician assistant and other human health careers that require additional education after completing a bachelor degree. 

The information and resources on this page are not intended to replace meeting with both your major advisor and a preprofessional advisor on a regular basis.

On the right, you will find more detailed information in the following areas:

handshake Advising
 Information about the Preprofessional Advising Team at MSU, how to
 prepare for meeting with an advisor, scheduling an appointment with 
 a preprofessional advisor and our office policies.


questions Where Do I Start?
Information on becoming a successful applicant to professional school, including choosing a major, co-curricular opportunities, such as volunteering, summer programs, study abroad, research and gap years.


health Health Careers
 Information for planning coursework, including professional school 
 prerequisite guides, admissions test guides, information on taking 
 undergraduate courses at another institution, and health-related non-
               science courses at MSU.


applicationApplicant Tips
Information on various aspects of the professional school application process, including costs and fees, how to choose schools, guidelines for letters of evaluation and personal statements, interview and an application
              year timeline.


groupStudent Organizations
Information on MSU's pre-health and health-related registered student organizations, including their websites, social media handles, and email.


presentation Presentations and Workshops
 Presentations from seminars and workshops put on by the Preprofessional 
 Advising Team.


newsNewsletters
Preprofessional newsletters including information on professional schools, MSU advisors and students, and more.


blogging Student Blog
 Gain news, helpful advice and career tips for preprofessional students and
 students in the natural sciences.