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Pre-Professional Degrees

"Upon graduation, I aspire to become a Physician Assistant. I am thankful that I will be receiving a Bachelors in Biology, because it allows me to complete all of my prerequisites for PA school and obtain an abundance of knowledge in various classes that will be beneficial for me moving forward in my career."

Karly Sanchez
Presentation College Student

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Biology

Graduates of PC's  biology program have a diverse range of options and opportunities in front of them. 

Pre-professional options:

  • physical therapy
  • occupational therapy
  • physician assistant
  • medicine 
  • chiropractic medicine
  • dental 
  • veterinary science 
  • mortuary science

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Criminal Justice

PC students that graduate with a criminal justice degree have many options professionally.

Pre-professional options:

  • law enforcement
  • corrections 
  • court services
  • social services
  • the military
  • homeland security
  • law school 

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Health Science

Students of PC's BS in Health Science can either choose a specialization or take classes that will give them a general background for health.

Pre-professional options:

  • medicine
  • pharmaceuticals
  • dentistry
  • public health
  • graduate school

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Exercise Science

Presentation College graduates with a exercise science degree can pursue advanced degrees in areas like:

  • exercise physiology
  • biomechanics
  • sports psychology
  • physical therapy
  • occupational therapy
  • podiatry
  • medicine
  • athletic training

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Thinking about becoming a Doctor or Lawyer? 

Students in Pre-Professional programs earn their Bachelor of Science degree in one of PC's majors, with an eye on pre-entrance testing and on meeting entrance requirements for the professional degree of their choice. Students can prepare to apply for graduate health and law programs by earning a bachelor’s degree in one of PC’s majors and adding required and recommended pre-health and pre-law area coursework. Popular options include Biology, Criminal Justice, Health Science and Human Services. You can choose any PC major with required prerequisite coursework in preparation for applying to a graduate program.

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Customize your education

Presentation College brings pre-professional programs to the next level – allowing you the opportunity to package degrees in a way that is unique to your career aspirations.

At PC, we utilize electives in the curricula to tailor a one-of-a-kind educational experience for you based on the admissions requirements of your intended graduate school. With an academic advisor, you will declare a primary major and combine additional degrees and minors to create the best package for graduate school preparation – both in and out of the classroom. Cultivate your learning with courses that will prepare you for graduate entrance exams, explore specialized areas of study, improve upon your soft skills, and more!

 

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Hands-On Learning

Learn in our state-of-the-art Avera Simulation Center. Designed to simulate Trauma, Critical Care/Intensive Care, Medical/Surgical, Pediatrics, and Obstetrics/Delivery hospital units.

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