Pre-Health Professional Program

New College has a rich history of graduates who pursue careers as doctors, dentists, veterinarians, and other healthcare professionals. Through individualized comprehensive academic advising and career coaching, in addition to a world-class science education, Novo Collegiates are well prepared to pursue professional studies after graduation.

Health professional schools and colleges have some standard expectations when it comes to academic preparation and performance on standardized tests. Beyond that, they are looking for individuals with unique experiences that have prepared them for success in their field of endeavor.

New College is an ideal place for you to develop the diverse qualities, experiences, and attributes professional schools are looking for.

Join the Pre-Health program

Pursuing Medical, Dental, or Veterinarian School? Continuing Your Studies in Healthcare? Email us to join the Pre-Health Professional Program!

Medical Schools That Accepted New College Graduates

  • Florida State University College of Medicine
  • Mercer University School of Medicine
  • John Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Nova Southeastern University Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • University of Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine
  • University of Florida College of Medicine
  • University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
  • University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine

Pre-Health Program Features

Individualized Advising

Regular support throughout your program of study to ensure you are on track, engaging in activities that demonstrate your commitment to the profession and community service.

The ePortfolio

An ePortfolio is a tool that will help students prepare and stay organized for a professional school application. Through the ePortfolio process, students will regularly gather materials – personal statements, academic progress review, and reflections on professional development experiences – that will assist them in the development of a holistic profile and prepare them for the professional school application process.

Pre-Health Committee

The Pre-Health Committee reviews candidates in the final stages of the application process to support a successful application and prepare candidates for professional school interviews.

Additional Resources can be found on the Pre-Health Resources page in Handshake.

Pre-Health Program Advisor

Dr. Duane Smith serves as the pre-health advisor, helping students pursuing medical school, dental school, and veterinarian school with course planning, navigation of the professional school application process, and connection to key academic and co-curricular experiences and resources. Dr. Smith partners with students’ faculty advisors to ensure that students take the required foundation courses, pursue their study and research interests, gain exposure to the health professions through shadowing and internships, and engage in service and volunteer experiences. Students will also benefit from the support and opportunities provided through the CEO:  individualized career coaching, mentorship and networking opportunities, MCAT resources, and interview preparation.

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