The University of Charleston offers a Pre-Professional Concentration designed to facilitate admissions to and success in professional programs, including Medicine, Dentistry, Veterinary medicine, Physician Assistant and the School of Pharmacy. The Pre-Professional Concentration is available in both the Biology and Chemistry programs, and the curriculum also serves students in the Traditional Pre-Pharmacy Concentration.
UC provides many opportunities for hands-on learning above and beyond the core Biology curriculum to set students apart from other programs. Some examples include:
The Department of Natural Science and Mathematics offers formal study for pre-admission tests for professional school. These sessions are provided without charge and are presented by the faculty. The Department also encourages small group study and provides study material to such groups.
UC graduates have an outstanding rate of entry into graduate programs from the pre-professional Biology Program at the University of Charleston. Graduates have been accepted to: