Pre-Health at Beloit
Soon, you will meet with your AMP advisor to register for your first courses as a Beloiter. Have you thought about a career in healthcare after you graduate? There are multiple pathways toward a healthcare career. At Beloit, you can engage in the liberal arts undergraduate experience while making meaningful connections with faculty, participating in research programs and internships, gaining global health perspective by studying abroad, and ultimately discovering a healthcare career that best suits you.
Let’s explore what you need to know about Pre-Health at Beloit.
How do I pursue Pre-Health at Beloit?
If you are considering pursuing pre-health studies at Beloit, you are advised to take a combination of either two lab sciences and one math course, or three lab sciences in your first year and maintain a regular pattern of service and leadership. Our Health Professions Advisory Committee (HPAC) will help you develop your own path of academic, work, personal, interpersonal, and professional experiences to successfully prepare for a career in healthcare.
What should I major in?
Many students often major in biochemistry, health & society, biology, chemistry, Spanish, anthropology or psychology as they plan for graduate school or a career in healthcare. The degree requirements for these majors often overlap with the prerequisite courses for professional healthcare programs, but you can major (and minor) in anything during your time at Beloit.
How can I get involved as a Pre-Health student?
Beloit offers many ways for you to gain meaningful experience as you study pre-health. Pre-health students often participate in our student-run Pre-Health Professionals Club, connect with alumni via shadowing opportunities through the Health and Healing Channel, and engage in research projects with Beloit faculty. Through Career Works, students also gain hands-on patient care experience working as a certified nursing assistant, phlebotomist, emergency medical technician, or medical scribe.
Interested in learning more about Pre-Health at Beloit? Visit https://www.beloit.edu/health-professions/ to get started.