Pre-Professional Programs

Pre-professional programs are undergraduate degrees that prepare you for a professional degree after your bachelor’s.
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UW-Stout offers pre-professional degrees in the fields of health science and law. Our pre-professional programs offer a comprehensive education to prepare you for success at your future graduate or professional school.

Health Science Pre-Professional

UW-Stout's health sciences programs offer courses that fulfill the requirements of 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.

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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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