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    East Tennessee State University
   
 
  Oct 17, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Pre-Pharmacy Plus Medical Professions Advisement Program


College of Arts and Sciences


Medical Professions Advisement Program


The Medical Professions Advisement Program in the College of Arts and Sciences provides advisement to students entering East Tennessee State University in preparation for careers in the following health-related fields: chiropractic, dentistry, medicine (Allopathic or Osteopathic), optometry, pharmacy, physician assistant, podiatry, and veterinary medicine. The pre-professional programs associated with each of these fields are not undergraduate majors at ETSU, but are programs of study that prepare students for application to professional programs. Many professional programs prefer/require that students  earn an undergraduate degree before acceptance into their programs.  Therefore, the student, medical professions advisor, and major advisor work in conjunction to develop a plan of study that fulfills the requirements for an undergraduate degree and prerequisite courses for the professional school(s) of choice. Students are encouraged to choose majors that interest them and in which they can excel academically. Questions concerning health-related programs of study should be directed to the Office of Medical Professions Advisement Program, PO Box 70592, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN 37614, (423) 439-5602. For more information visit: http://www.etsu.edu/cas/mpa/.

Pre-Pharmacy Plus Program


East Tennessee State University, in conjunction with Gatton College of Pharmacy, will offer a guaranteed interview and waiver of supplemental application fee at Gatton College of Pharmacy for any ETSU undergraduate or post-baccalaureate student who meets the established criteria. For more information on the Pre-Pharmacy Plus Program visit: http://www.etsu.edu/cas/mpa/programs/pppp.aspx.