From neurosurgeons to nurses, you will find Lawrentians in nearly every field of health professions.  

Our robust pre-professional health care preparation advising paired with the rich liberal arts education at Lawrence is a springboard towards medical school acceptance. Graduates have attended top medical schools like Johns Hopkins, Rush University, Northwestern, UC-Berkeley, Vanderbilt, and more. 

Whether you enter health professions advising with a clear goal or a general interest in a career in health care, our individualized approach will help you find your way towards a career that suits your interests and skills. Lawrentians have advanced to study medicine, dentistry, genetic counseling, veterinary medicine, nursing, pharmacy, public health, and more. 

In addition to preparing for medical school admission, the Health Professions program aims to open your mind to a world of health care career possibilities beyond clinical work like public health directors, genetic counselors, pharmaceutical research, and more.

Examples of recent graduate programs

  • Johns Hopkins (MD and MD/MPH) 
  • Marquette University (Dentistry)
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (Genetic Counseling)
  • Cornell University (Veterinary MD)
  • DePaul University (MS-Nursing)
  • Purdue (PharmD)
  • Columbia University (Public Health)
  • Duke University (Physician Assistant)
  • Boston University (Occupational Therapy) 
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