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Pre-Podiatry

You can help people stand steady and strong by helping them take care of their feet, ankles and lower legs.

WHY STUDY PRE-PODIATRY?

U.S. News & World Report ranked podiatrists 22nd on the 100 Best Jobs list for 2019.

If you want to become a podiatrist, you’ll need to take many prerequisite courses that podiatry schools require. We will work closely with you to make sure you have taken the appropriate courses. You’ll have many opportunities to complete other highly recommended activities that the podiatry schools are looking for, such as undergraduate research and podiatrist shadowing.

 

WHAT WILL I LEARN?

You’ll get a solid foundation in the biological sciences, physical sciences, and behavioral sciences, so you will perform well on the MCAT exam that many podiatry schools require.

WHAT CAN I DO WITH A DEGREE IN PRE-PODIATRY?

The undergraduate research and podiatrist shadowing experiences will help you become a strong candidate in today’s competitive podiatry school application process.

Employers:

  • Podiatric clinics
  • Hospitals
  • Biomedical research labs
  • Podiatric medical schools
  • Sports teams
  • Military
  • Medical care equipment service

UNIQUE PROGRAM FEATURES

 

Health Orb

Distinction one:

You’ll have the chance to collaborate with our Center for Rural Health Practice

Foot

Distinction two:

You’ll have the opportunity to shadow local podiatrists.

Health Building V.4

Distinction three:

You’ll be able to volunteer at local health care facilities.