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Pre-Professional Health Sciences, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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Whether you want to go to medical school or pursue another health care profession, the Pre-Professional Health Sciences program at Eastern Mennonite University can help you gain the experience and prerequisite courses you need to put together a high-quality application.  

Students have high acceptance rates to graduate school programs and medical school because of mentoring from our faculty, our unique emphasis on serving the whole person in medicine, and our hands-on lab experiences, including cadaver dissection. Learn more about how we will prepare you for your career.


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  • Pre-Occupational Therapy
  • Pre-Surgical Assistant
  • Pre-Radiology
  • Pre-Optometry
  • Pre-Podiatry

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

The Pre-Professional Health Sciences program at Eastern Mennonite University will give you excellent preparation for a career in the medical field. Not only will you get the academic training you need to prepare, but our small class sizes, and one-on-one mentoring from faculty will give you the edge you need to get into the program of your choice. 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

Admission requirements:
  • Completed Application: online application or printable application 
  • Application fee
  • Official transcripts from any high school and/or universities attended

Tuition Fee

  • International

    36760 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36760 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    37880 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37880 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Harrisonburg

  • 1050 - 1720 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.


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