Pre-Health Professions

Pre-Health Professions
Pre-Health Professions
Pre-Health Professions
Pre-Health Professions

Current Students can schedule a Pre-Health Advising Meeting via Bookings
  • use your SUNY Oneonta email address.
SUNY Oneonta Alumni can email the Pre-Health Program Coordinator for assistance

Pre-Health Professions Program

The role of the Pre-Health Professions Program is to provide specialized support for SUNY Oneonta students preparing for application to graduate programs in the Health Care Professions.

The Pre-Health Professions Program holds membership in the National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions and both current and former students are eligible for support through our Pre-Health Professions Program.

SUNY Oneonta offers nine Advisement Tracks in the following concentration options: Pre-MedicinePre-DentistryPre-Veterinary MedicinePre-Physical TherapyPre-Occupational Therapy, Pre-Physician AssistantPre-PharmacyPre-Optometry, and Pre-Chiropractic.

SUNY Oneonta Students in the Pre-Health Professions Advising Track:

  • choose from a variety of majors, which commonly include: Anthropology, Biochemistry, Biology, ChemistryExercise Science, PsychologySociology, Spanish, and others.
  • are dual-advised by their Primary Major Advisor and their Pre-Health advisor to facilitate course selection for timely completion of requirements.
  • complete a similar suite of courses during the first two to three years at SUNY Oneonta
  • can generally complete all undergraduate coursework prerequisites for Graduate School in the Health Care Professions with any major at SUNY Oneonta.
  • are encouraged to consider nationwide and global healthcare professional school opportunities and have the opportunity to apply to regional Health Professional Schools under specialized Articulation Agreements

Health Care Experience

During Academic Year 2021-2022, many SUNY Oneonta Pre-Health students have been successful gaining part-time or per diem employment at our local health care facilities, providing both direct and indirect patient care.

For more information about available health care employment opportunities, reach out to the Human Resources Webpages or Employment Opportunities Offices at healthcare facilities in the location where you are interested in gaining patient care experience.


Tami LaPilusa, M.S.


Tami LaPilusa, M.S.
Program Coordinator
Pre-Health Professions
101 Physical Science Building
(607) 436-3237

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