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Welcome to Prehealth
Advising at Penn State

Prehealth and Health Professions Advising is available to any Penn State student who wants to explore, prepare, and apply for training in a health professions career, including medicine, podiatry, dentistry, optometry, pharmacy, physician assistant, and other allied health professions.

A coed in the Pre-Vet Club talking to another student during the college Welcome Day event.
Applying to Programs

Prehealth Advising offers enhanced services to equip students with the tools they need to excel in preparing their application for a healthcare program. Through the use of a streamlined Health Professions Portfolio, students craft impressive applications that highlight their strengths and experiences effectively. For those pursuing a medical/dental/optometry/podiatry track, the office goes a step further by offering personalized comprehensive reviews, ensuring that students enter their cycle with confidence and readiness.

Undergraduate students participating in a college open house event organized by Development and Alumni Relations.

Penn State Prehealth students find success across the country. Learn more about our early assurance programs, find out where our students have found success, and discover how to get more involved with the community.


Additional Services
Prehealth Advising 2023

Contact us!

Prehealth Advising
Science Advising Center
230 Ritenour Building
East Wing Second Floor
University Park, PA 16802
Tel: 814-865-7620