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:
Transdisciplinary seminar on adverse childhood experiences teaches future health professionals unique diagnostic toolsJuly 2nd, 2015
What if a traumatic childhood event could be contributing to health problems? Wouldn’t listening and learning from a patient about that experience be as valuable for diagnostic purposes to a health care professional as evaluating a high temperature, sore glands or a skin condition? A two-day transdisciplinary seminar melding theater and narrative arts and the …More
Spring internship with NIH – and tarantula toxins – extends into summer for chemistry major Charlie GoodJune 22nd, 2015
The effects of tarantula toxins on the nervous system is a hot topic in the neurology field today. Enter Charlie Good: a rising senior majoring in chemistry at Eastern Mennonite University who is interning at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland. Good works in the molecular physiology and biophysics section under the …More