Pre-Professional Studies

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Our Pre-Professional Concentration prepares you to apply to graduate programs in health care fields such as chiropractic medicine, occupational therapy, and physical therapy. And with the current increases in lifestyle-related disease and the growing elderly population, you will be poised to take advantage of new opportunities in the health field.

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Why Study Pre-Professional Studies at Vermont State

  • Flexibility: You’ll be able to customize your own degree plan. You can follow a pre-med track, prepare for nursing school or a doctorate program, or earn your teaching license, among other possibilities. 
  • Small Classes: You’ll work closely with professors and experienced practitioners to develop practical, professional skills that you can apply in any health-related field. 
  • Experience: You’ll have the opportunity to learn in a variety of internships and research experiences.  

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Sample Courses

  • Health Behavior: Change and Adherence 
  • Fundamentals of Nutrition 
  • Lifespan Developmental Psychology 
  • Introduction to Microbiology 

Student Stories

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“My advisors have been super helpful about everything, from classes to more personal help — which I wouldn’t have received at a bigger school. Here, I’m not just a number.” 

Jocelyn Pellerin 

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