Pre-Professional Health Sciences
Pre-Professional Health Sciences (PPHS) at EMU is designed for students who wish enter careers in health science such as medicine, physical therapy, or other similar health related careers.
Students who are service-oriented, compassionate, interested in health and human body issues, and academically competent can develop into skilled health care professionals.
Our undergraduate program emphasizes quality academics and Christian empathy and prepares students for entrance into graduate level health professional programs.
Currently, there is a shortage of health care professionals in most areas and during the next decade the U.S. Department of Labor projects a growth of more than 25% in the health care industry, meaning more new jobs than any other industry.
Important documents for PPHS students:
- PPHS Handbook
- PPHS Interview Request Checklist
- PPHS Questionnaire
- PPHS Reference Letter Request Form
PPHS Advisory Committee:
Early detection is key to treatment of inherited metabolic disorders, says pediatrician of Amish, Brethren and Mennonite communitiesNovember 18th, 2014
Sometimes, the only action a doctor need take to save a life is to change the patient’s diet. When treatment of a life-threatening genetic disorder is so simple, the key is to catch it, not cure it. Holmes Morton made his life’s work to study and treat genetic disorders primarily in Mennonite, Brethren and Amish …More
Plant pathologist crowdfunds research to combat the emerald ash borer and work towards saving North American ash treesNovember 12th, 2014
When David Showalter decided to focus on plant pathology, he didn’t anticipate he’d ever mount an online donation campaign to support his research. But Showalter, a 2009 biochemistry graduate of Eastern Mennonite University, is writing press releases, explaining collected data, and producing video segments in efforts to capture the attention of potential donors to his …More