Misher Pre-Professional Studies
USciences’ Undeclared/Pre-Professional Studies program
provides you with the time, flexibility and guidance to choose the perfect
academic path while enrolled at USciences. Many students enter USciences with
undefined career paths, but with the knowledge that this University is a great
place to determine their academic and professional goals in healthcare and
science. Our Pre-Professional Studies Program, located within the Misher
College of Arts and Sciences, offers you a structured environment to explore your
interests, and so much more.
Are you undecided about
your healthcare or science major?
You may apply to USciences as an undeclared student.
Upon acceptance, you will join the Misher Pre-Professional Studies Program, an
alternate pathway to prepare you for your professional education, whether it be
in microbiology, physical therapy or any of our 31 diverse majors.
The Misher Pre-Professional Studies program offers you
the flexibility to explore USciences’ various majors while preparing you for a
seamless transition when you are ready to declare a major. As a
pre-professional student, you will enjoy many important advantages, including
access to a pre-professional advisor to help you determine your career path and
keep you on track to graduate on time. You will also receive exclusive guarantees in the admission
process to our popular professional programs, provided academic standards are
Are you a student with professional goals in
Those interested in one of our professional programs
in occupational therapy, pharmacy, physical therapy or
are advised to apply directly to that program. However, if you are not yet certain
of your academic path, or if you are unable to gain direct admission to your
professional program of choice, the Misher Pre-Professional Studies Program is
a very good option for you.
The Misher Pre-Professional Studies Program provides an
alternate pathway to realize your professional goals at USciences.
a pre-professional student, you will have the opportunity to apply to the
professional program of your choice, in some cases as early as your first year
of study*. You will benefit from several guarantees in our internal admission
process, such as a guaranteed admission interview or application review, provided
academic standards are met*. Our occupational therapy, pharmacy, physical
therapy and physician assistant programs all reserve seats for academically qualified pre-professional students
each year. Please refer to our academic standards and application
requirements. Requirements vary by program.
No matter what subject you chose to explore as a pre-professional student at USciences, your
advisory team will connect you to the right faculty, coursework and
experiential learning options to ensure that you are on the path to a
Advantages of the Misher Pre-Professional Studies Program
Reserved seats in occupational therapy, pharmacy, physical therapy and
physician assistant programs.
- One-on-one advising with a dedicated pre-professional advisor, in
addition to your academic advisor, to help you achieve your goals.
- Guarantees in the admission process:
- Guaranteed admission interview for pharmacy and physical
therapy, when academic standards are met*. No PCAT or PTCAS required.
- Priority Application Review Status for the occupational
therapy program, with no interview required, when academic standards are met*. No OTCAS required.
- Flexibility to explore the wide variety of
USciences’ majors, career paths and opportunities and declare a major as early
as your first year.
Seamless transition to your USciences major of interest. In the Misher
Pre-Professional Studies Program, you will take coursework that will prepare
you for declaring a major and graduating on time.
Application Requirements and Contact
For more information, please contact your Misher Pre-Professional Studies counselor, Laura Mangano at 215-596-8753 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
*Please refer to the academic standards within the application requirements chart.