Pre-Professional Pathways

Pre-professional pathways are undergraduate degrees that prepare you for a professional degree after your bachelor’s.
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UW Stout offers many degree programs that are excellent preparation for professional schools in the health sciences and in law.  Our pre-professional pathways provide comprehensive education and dedicated advisors to prepare you for success at your future graduate or professional school.

Health Science Pre-Professional

UW-Stout offers courses and programs that fulfill the pre-requisite requirements for professional study in the highly competitive health science fields. The following Bachelor of Science degrees can assist you in reaching your goal:

The following study areas are available:

  • Pre-Chiropractic
  • Pre-Dentistry
  • Pre-Medicine
  • Pre-Occupational Therapy
  • Pre-Optometry
  • Pre-Pharmacy
  • Pre-Physical Therapy
  • Pre-Physician's Assistant
  • Pre-Veterinary Medicine

Our pre-professional advisors will help you plan ahead to show high academic achievement, prepare for entrance exams, and build a strong application to the graduate or professional school of your choice.

View a comprehensive list for pre-professional students of valuable links to Health Sciences professional organizations.

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Law Pre-Professional

UW-Stout can prepare you to apply to law schools when following recommended coursework. The following Bachelor of Science degrees can be applied toward pre-law:

There is no single set of courses which specifically prepares someone for law school and a subsequent legal career. The Official Guide to U.S. Law Schools encourages pre-law students “to fill your undergraduate curriculum with broad, diverse, and challenging courses.”

UW-Stout’s general education requirements provide students with an opportunity to take such classes during their freshman and sophomore years.


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