Pre-Professional Heath Emphasis - Riverland

Pre-Professional Health Emphasis

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Explore a Future in Healthcare with Riverland's Pre-Professional Health Emphasis A.A. Degree

Why Choose the Pre-Professional Health Emphasis? Riverland Community College's Associate of Arts degree with a Pre-Professional Health Emphasis is specifically designed for students aiming to enter advanced health fields. This program prepares you for further education in a wide range of prestigious and vital health professions including:

  • Chiropractic
  • Dentistry
  • Medicine
  • Optometry
  • Pharmacy
  • Podiatry
  • Physical Therapy
  • Veterinary Medicine

Academic Foundation You'll complete 31-32 credits in essential core sciences such as chemistry, biology, physics, and mathematics, laying the strong groundwork required for advanced studies. This program is tailored to meet the Minnesota State transfer curriculum requirements, facilitating a seamless transition to a four-year institution.

Future Steps After transferring, you will continue to enhance your scientific knowledge with additional chemistry and biology courses, typically leading to a baccalaureate degree before entering a professional program. The exact path may vary based on the specific professional field and school requirements.

Program Highlights

  • Tailored curriculum that meets pre-professional prerequisites.
  • Strong foundation in core sciences necessary for success in various health professions.
  • Guidance to fulfill specific requirements of your chosen professional school.

Scholarship Opportunities Riverland offers several scholarships to help manage the costs of your education and reduce financial barriers:

  • Riverland Foundation Scholarships
  • Specific scholarships for students pursuing science and health-related studies.

For more details on available scholarships and application deadlines, please visit Riverland Foundation Scholarships.

Take the Next Step Ready to embark on your journey to a rewarding career in health? Fill out our request for more information form today to get detailed program information and guidance on your educational path at Riverland Community College.


Last Updated: May 9, 2024

    Quick Facts
  • Associate of Arts
  • 60 Credits | 4 Semesters
  • Location: Austin
  • Offering: Fall/Spring/Summer

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