Health Sciences - Preprofessional

College of Health and Human Sciences

Health Sciences - Preprofessional is designed especially for those students who are interested in furthering their education in a professional school - medicine, dentistry, optometry, physical therapy, occupational therapy, physician's assistant, chiropractic, or public health.  Students must pick a concentration in one of the aforementioned areas.

Health Sciences - Preprofessional Website

Plan of Study


Transfer GPA and Course Requirements

Purdue admits to individual majors. To be considered for admission as a college transfer student, applicants must meet minimum GPA requirements for their desired major. In addition, some majors have course requirements. Requirements for this major are posted below (unless the program is closed to transfers).

Minimum GPA: 3.0

Additional Requirements: Two semesters of college-level chemistry (equivalent to CHM 11500 and 11600) with grades of C or higher in each OR completion of one semester of chemistry (equivalent to CHM 11500 or CHM 11600) and one semester of biology (equivalent to BIOL 11000 or BIOL 11100) with a C or higher in each.


Contact Information
Phone: 765-494-8102


The majority of general health sciences graduates go on to graduate school or to professional schools to pursue careers in the fields mentioned above.

Related Career Interests

Healthcare Services

Science and Research