Graduates of Adrian College have become physicians, pharmacists, veterinarians, physical therapists.
The combination of course offerings, academic rigor and advising support you will find at Adrian provide exactly the foundation you will require to pursue a career in the health professions. Take a look at our list of reasons why you should look seriously at Adrian College to prepare for the health professions.
There are three influences that have helped me attain success as a physician: my parents, my medical school, and Adrian College.
Dr. Robyn Arrington Jr., Medical Director of Total Health Care
Adrian’s Health Professions Advising Service (HPAS) program is a service of the Institute for Health Studies. If you have questions about how Adrian College can support your long term interests in the health professions, email the Director of the Institute for Health Studies for assistance or to arrange a visit at any time.
Applicants to graduate programs in the health professions (at the masters and doctoral levels) must complete specific course pre-requisites, all of which are available at Adrian College. If you perform well in the pre-requisite courses, prepare carefully for admission examinations, and develop an experience base of work or volunteerism that demonstrates your commitment to health care, professional schools will look closely at your application.
Throughout your undergraduate years, faculty and administrators at HPAS will assist you in building a quality application to professional school. Of course, it will be your job to develop the maturity and analytical skills professional schools look for, as well as to maintain top grades and test scores.
At Adrian, you will have a personal relationship with your professors. Each will work with you individually to assure your coursework is complete, and to help you develop research opportunities, internships and volunteer experiences relevant to your interests. Letters of recommendation prepared by our faculty have a degree of personal insight to your real strengths that is often not available to students at larger schools.
Adrian graduates have attended Ohio State University, Duke University, Michigan State University, Medical College of Wisconsin, Indiana University, Wayne State University, University of Michigan and others. Click here for a more complete list of graduate programs attended by Adrian graduates, or here to look over our FAQs on undergraduate preparation for health careers.