Pre-Health Professions

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

Advising Meetings can be scheduled via Bookings

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 (NAAHP) and both current students and SUNY Oneonta Alumni are eligible for support through our Pre-Health Professions Program.

SUNY Oneonta offers 10 Advisement Tracks in the following concentration options: Pre-MedicinePre-Dentistry, Pre-NursingPre-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

Students should continue to seek part-time or per diem employment or volunteer opportunities at health care facilities and animal care facilities.

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

Fall 2023 Pre-Health Seminar Series
Date Topic Time Location
Oct. 4 Massachusetts College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences Info Session 2-3pm HIRC #6
Oct. 4 Pre-Physician Assistant General Meeting & info Session 4-5pm HIRC #6
Oct. 11 An Introduction to St. George's University Medical School 2-3pm HIRC #6
Oct. 11 Planning & Preparing for Health Professional School 4-5pm HIRC #6
Oct. 18 Pre-Physical Therapy General Meeting & Info Session 4-5pm HIRC #6
Oct. 24 Q&A with Dr. Suzanne Miller '89 4-5pm PSCI 237
Oct. 25 Pre-Occupational Therapy General Meeting & Info Session 4-5pm HIRC #6
Nov. 1 Pre-Veterinary Medicine General Meeting & Info Session 4-5pm HIRC #6
Nov. 8 What's is the Health Professions Advisory Committee (HPAC)? 4-5pm HIRC #6
Nov. 15 Pre-Heath: Application Cycle Planning 4-5pm HIRC #6
Nov. 29 2024 HPAC Timeline Info Session - Pre-Medicine, Pre-Dentistry, Pre-Optometry 4-5pm HIRC #6


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Tami LaPilusa, M.S.


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

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