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Prehealth Professions

Avila's Prehealth program helps to prepare students for doctoral or master's level health professions program leading to their career choice

The Prehealth Professions major is designed for students who plan to become physicians, dentists, physical therapists, occupational therapists, chiropractors pharmacists, veterinarians, physician assistants, optometrists, podiatrists, anesthesiologist assistants or other comparable healthcare professionals.

The program has been successful preparing students for both masters and doctoral degree health professions programs. Avila alumni have been accepted to regional and national health professions programs including University of Kansas School of Medicine, University of Missouri-Columbia Veterinary School, Kansas City University, Rockhurst University physical therapy program and University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry.

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School of Science and Health Testimonial

The Biology/Chemistry faculty was incredibly supportive. I wouldn’t be in medical school if it hadn’t been for them pushing me to my greatest ability, and their constant encouragement throughout the way. I always knew I could go to any one of the science faculty for questions or concerns. I always say that Biology/Chemistry was the best department at Avila, because we had the best faculty. Being surrounded by great professors and staff, made it easier to get up for classes each day!"  

Taylor Lind  '15

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Alpha Epsilon Delta - National Health Preprofessional Honor Society

Dr. Larry Garrison Sullivan (Advisor)
larry.sullivan@avila.edu
816.501.3655

The Avila Promise

  • Lower Tuition Rate
  • Tuition Protection
  • 4-Year Graduation Guarantee
  • Internship or Research Guarantee
  • up to $1,000 Travel Award

 

That’s the Avila Promise.

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