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Why Pre-Med at Valpo?

The pre-medical arts program at Valparaiso University is designed to prepare students for admission to medical, osteopathic, dental, or podiatry school. Valpo’s Pre-med graduates go on to successful careers because they receive personal attention from faculty as well as hands-on experience.

The pre-medical arts committee consists of seven faculty from the departments of biology, chemistry, and psychology whose goal is to help guide students in their preparation for professional school. The committee writes all letters of recommendation for health schools.

Pre-Med Highlights

Experiential Learning

Labs, internships, research opportunities, and service work allow students to apply their knowledge to real-world situations.

Diverse Possibilities

The career opportunities for Pre-med majors are diverse. It will prepare graduates for a variety of careers.

Experts and Mentors

Professors at Valpo help students develop their knowledge, their career plans, and their curiosity.

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The Trips of a Lifetime
In the spring of her sophomore year, Katelyn Stermer boarded a plane bound for Central America. She knew that she wanted to become a physician. But her professor, Robert Clark, encouraged her to consider working in underserved clinics in Nicaragua and Costa Rica…
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