Majors

There is no major called “pre-med” or “pre-dental”, etc., nor is there any particular major which is required for admission to medical, dental or other health professional schools.   Yes, even an art major can go to medical school with proper planning.  Bradley University offers a wide range of excellent majors, courses and opportunities which prepare students well for admission to various health-professional schools and future careers in health care.  Students should choose a major based on their personal interests and abilities, and then meet with both their Academic (within their major) and Pre-Health Advisor (Dr. Bennett) regularly to ensure that they are taking the necessary courses (and at the right time) to meet their major and graduation requirements, as well as required and recommended courses for admission to health professional schools for their desired career path.  These pre-requisites vary by profession (and often by individual school), but can be taken as part of the major, General Education, or free electives towards graduation, thus allowing students flexibility with their choice of major.  The following majors are most popular among pre-health students intending to continue their education and training, because they incorporate many of the pre-requisite courses into the major requirements:

These BU majors prepare students for direct entry into the healthcare workforce upon graduation and licensing:

For a complete list of Bradley's majors and minors click here