Pre-Professional Health programs

The Pre-Professional Health Programs Department is responsible for the supervision of the baccalaureate degree program in related health professions. This office also coordinates all health science practica and is responsible for clinical affiliations, external funding and accreditation of the university's pre-professional health programs.

The College of Science offers ten undergraduate pre-professional health programs to prepare students for professional studies in a health-related career. Students on a health-related track can earn a bachelor's degree in Health Science through the Department of Biological Sciences.

In addition, the allied partnerships offered through the Pre-Professional Health Programs allow students to complete their degrees while serving clinical internships at area hospitals, health care faciilties and universities.  All of the University's allied health programs are accredited and meet the highest professional standards, ensuring the Benedictine graduates are among the most sought-after candidates by nationally-recognized professional schools.


Pre-Professional Related Student Clubs

Pre-professional clubs are a great way to earn volunteer hours and gain valuable knowledge. Please consider joining the following Student Clubs:

Pre-Optometry Club 2016-2017


CASPer Test
The CASPer test is an online screening tool designed to more evaluate key personal and professional characteristics that make for successful students and graduates. More and more schools are requiring this test as part of your secondary. For additional information, please visit the CASPer website at:


Updated 1/22/18



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Associated Department
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  • Pre-Medical Program
  • Pre-Dental Program
  • Pre-Pharmacy Program
  • Pre-Physician Assistant Program
  • Pre-Physical Therapy Program
  • Pre-Occupational Therapy Program
  • Pre-Optometry Program
  • Pre-Podiatry Program
  • Pre-Chiropractic Program
  • Pre-Veterinary Medicine Program

Health Sciences Recommendations Committee 

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William R. Law, Ph.D
Dean of the College of Science

Tonia Rucker, Assistant to the Dean
Phone: (630) 829-6187
Fax: (630) 829-6186

Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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