Applying to a professional program in the health-care field is a complicated process. The steps below are your guide to developing a competitive resume; assembling the materials for your application; submitting the application; and obtaining a recommendation letter from our Pre-Health Committee.
Starting in your first two years as an undergraduate, you should:
Choose a Career Path
Learn about Careers in health, review requirements and programs, and decide which you plan to pursue.
Choose a Major
Think about undergraduate majors early and choose one (or two if you wish to double major) by spring of your sophomore year.
There is no Pre-Health Major; you may choose any of the majors offered at FIU. Most of our pre-health students choose to major in Chemistry, Biological Sciences or Biomedical Engineering. Some students select a major among the social sciences, or double major in two sciences or a science and a social science.
Departments & Contacts
- Biological Sciences
- Biomedical Engineering
- Chemistry and Biochemistry
- Nicole Wertheim College of Nursing & Health Sciences
Attend a Workshop
At one of our workshops, you'll learn how to navigate the application process.
Develop the contacts, skills and knowledge that will make you a strong candidate for professional schools.