What does it take to get into a health professional school?Selection for admission to health professional schools is generally based on four criteria:
What can the University of South Alabama do for you?
If you are interested in a career in the health professions, the University of South Alabama has the support services to help you get there. Each health pre-professional student has two advisors: one for the major and one for health pre-professionals. A health pre-professional student can choose any of the majors on campus, but must also satisfy all requirements of the professional school admissions.
During the undergraduate education, a student must prove to health professional schools that they are worthy of a slot in the professional program. Students do this by successfully completing the required undergraduate coursework, by maintaining a high GPA (especially in the sciences), and by achieving a good score on the appropriate standardized exam.
The health pre-professions advising office provides several resources for students:
•Information on the various professional schools
•Application deadlines•Admission exam preparation material
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