Pre-Professional Study

Pre-Professional Study | College of Arts and Science

Pre-veterinarian student working with a doctor and dogBecause Miami graduates achieve unusually high acceptance rates to professional schools, a Miami education is a good start to your career. The balanced academic program provided by the Global Miami Plan for Liberal Education helps students develop critical thinking and problem-solving ability as well as essential written and verbal skills highly sought after by professional schools nationwide.

Our pre-professional programs involve a self-selected course of study that prepares you for professional school within the guidelines of another major. Students interested in healthcare professions, such as medicine and physical therapy, often major in Zoology, Chemistry, Microbiology, or Psychology. Popular majors for students interested in law include Economics, English, History, and Political Science.


A pre-med student working with a doctor, learning the tools of his tradeMiami offers all the courses you need to prepare for medical school or any healthcare professional program, including schools of dentistry, optometry, pharmacy, physical therapy, and veterinary science. Other features of pre-professional study in healthcare include the following:

For more information, visit the Mallory-Wilson Center or contact Mr. Robert Balfour, chief pre-health adviser, via email or phone at 513-529-3149.


A pre-law advisor working with a student to prepare for the LSATAt Miami, you'll find all the courses you need to prepare for law school as well as a variety of programs designed to educate and advise students about legal practice—from our Pre-Law Center library providing LSAT preparation books and career guides to overnight summer camps with classes and mock trials. Other resources to support your pre-professional study include the following:

For more information, see Pre-Law Program or contact our pre-law adviser at 513-529-0877.