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Pre-medical professional programs available at Weber State

Learn more about the various pre-medical professional programs most Weber State students pursue below. This list is not exhaustive but does offer some insights on each of the most common pre-medical professional pursuits, courses, research, and extracurriculars required and supported at Weber State.


Pre Dentistry

Dentists diagnose and treat problems with patients' teeth, gums, and related parts of the mouth. They provide advice and instruction on oral health, and can also influence patient self-image through cosmetic dentistry.


Pre Medicine

Medical professions include Medical Doctors & Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine. Physicians use their expertise to help others and increase their knowledge to improve the lives of others. Learn more below.

D.O. Program     M.D. Program

Pre Pharmacy

Pharmacists dispense prescription medications, provide advise about how to take them and educate patience on reactions that may occur. They also offer expert advice on the safe use of prescriptions to other healthcare professionals.


Pre Chiropractic

Chiropractic is the fastest growing and second-largest primary health care profession. There are approximately 60,000 doctors of chiropractic (DCs) in active practice in the U.S. 


Pre Optometry

Doctors of optometry (ODs) are the primary health care professionals for the eye. Optometrists examine, diagnose, treat and manage the visual system, the eye and associated structures.


Pre Podiatry

Doctors of Podiatric Medicine (DPMs) are physicians and surgeons who practice primarily on feet and ankles. A field of medicine that strives to improve the well-being of patients by focusing on the lower extremities. 


Pre Physician Assistant

Physician assistants treat patients under the supervision of a licensed physician. Doing much the same work as a physician, PAs obtain patient histories, perform physical examinations, diagnose illnesses, develop treatment strategies, and assist with various medical procedures.


Pre Occupational & Physical Therapy

Physical & Occupational therapists are invaluable in the rehabilitation and treatment of patients with chronic conditions or debilitating injuries. These healthcare providers help patients manage pain, regain or develop necessary mobility, and/or re-develop skills that enable them to resume every day activity.

Pre-Occupational    Pre-Physical Therapy

Pre Veterinary Medicine

Veterinarians diagnose, treat, and research animal health problems. They prescribe medication and perform surgical procedures across a variety of animal species. They also advise pet owners about animal feeding, behavior and breeding and, through the control of disease, work to improve public health. 



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