Health Professions Information

Health Professions Information

Selecting a career can be a difficult, life-changing decision. It is important to have a firm grasp on the educational requirements, job outlook, work environment, recommended personal characteristics, and daily activities to inform your career decision making process.

To assist in this process, much of the information included on this webpage is designed to increase your awareness, help you develop an action plan, and improve overall competitiveness for admission to your program of interest.

Profession Overviews

Review the common health professions.

The Pre-Health Journey

Review components of a competitive application.

Preparing to Apply/Interview

Review information about letters of recommendation, interviews, personal statements, entrance exams, and more!

Entrance Exams

Review details and prep resources for the MCAT, DAT, PCAT, OAT,
and GRE.

Health Profession Experiences

Learn more about Healthcare Volunteering, Shadowing, and Direct Patient Care.

Pre-Health Planning

Review 4 year plans, checklists, common prerequisites, recommended general education courses, and more!

Additional Opportunities

Pre-Professional Program (P3)

Our competitive pre-health program recognizing our most qualified pre-health students. Students but successfully apply to become a member of P3.

Lake Erie College of Medicine Early Acceptance Program (EAP)

Review components of a competitive application, 4 year plans, and recommended courses.

MCAT/DAT/GRE Prep & More FSC Resources

Florida Southern College offers current and recently graduated students the opportunity to take preparatory courses or purchase prep resources for a reduced fee.

PHP 1100 Introduction to Health Professions

A two credit hour course open to first and second year students discussing the U.S. healthcare system, exploring health professions, and career planning for professional school.