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Prehealth Advising

Research Opportunities

Undergraduate prehealth students should seek out research experiences for several reasons. Research allows students to develop critical thinking, problem-solving, and analytical skills essential for a health-care career. It provides exposure to the scientific method, fostering a deeper understanding of health-care principles and advancements. Research experience demonstrates intellectual curiosity and a commitment to evidence-based practice, enhancing applications to health-care programs.

Additionally, it offers opportunities to work closely with faculty and professionals, building mentorship relationships and expanding professional networks. Engaging in research can lead to publications, presentations, and opportunities for further academic and career growth.



If you are Commonwealth Campus student, google search name of your campus + “undergraduate research” to find opportunities (e.g., “penn state shenango undergraduate research”)