In Calvin's pre-professional programs, you can shape your own academic experience by choosing a major in a field such as biology, biochemistry or even a non-science program like English or Spanish. To prepare for entrance to your graduate school of choice, you'll take a set of recommended courses in biology, chemistry and math; your advisor will work with you to adjust your course selections based on the schools or programs to which you plan to apply.
Prepare for a career in dentistry, a branch of medicine that is considered vital to ensure overall health and well-being.
Prepare to enter one of the many subfields of medicine (e.g. family practice, internal medicine, surgery, obstetrics) by taking courses in biology, chemistry, and physics, and meeting with the pre-med advisor each year.
Train to empower people of all ages who find daily tasks challenging due to a physical, developmental or mental condition.
Prepare to enter a school of optometry, where you will study vision, learn to prescribe corrective lenses and become a primary provider for eye health.
Join a profession that seeks to improve patients' quality of life with minimal risk. To be successful in this field, you should enjoy interacting with people and have a strong aptitude for the sciences.
Become certified to provide specialized assistance to individuals with disabilities resulting from injury, disease or a developmental disorder.
Join an expanding field that allows you to practice medicine under the supervision of a licensed physician. Consider this field if you have strong people skills and an interest in the sciences.
Delve into a specific branch of medicine devoted to the study, diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the foot, ankle and lower leg in a program related to the pre-medical program, but with a distinct emphasis.
As a veterinarian, you'll provide routine care for domestic or farm animals and ensure their well-being.