Tracks and Degree Completion: PreMedicine, Dentistry, Optometry, Physician Assistant, and Veterinary medicine are all career interests or tracks that you develop while also completing a Bachelor's Degree and major at KU. Those program requirements can be found above on this site! Other health career tracks also include the Health Professions of Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy found here. Any undergraduate bachelor's degree and major is fine to complete with these tracks, though it can take longer than four years to combine some with professional school educations. Start Exploring!

Update your interest code! To add the appropriate health career interest code to your academics, email from your KU email address.

Pre-Requisites to Professional School: If you are considering a health career that takes you straight into your professional school after you complete the pre-requisite courses, you should explore some of the following: Pre-Pharmacy, Pre-Nursing, or  the KU Health Professions of Respiratory Care, Clinical Lab Sciences, or Health Information Management.

Medical Info for Prospective KU students

Pre-Medical Info for new KU students

Pre-Medical info for current KU students


Additional Questions? Check out our FAQ pages by clicking on the buttons to the left or please send an email to ! A staff member appropriate to your inquiry will respond to your email.

Premedical Student Small Group Sessions

Although topics are listed here, we'll address any concern you bring to each session. To register to attend, click on the presentation title:

Letters of Recommendation & Sending your Applications to the Right Schools
Tue Mar 13 6:30 PM

Pre-Optometry & Optometry Sch. Application Overview 
Wed Mar 14 6:30 PM
Personal Statements & Essays: Reflecting on your experiences Thur Mar 15

7:30 PM



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