Pre-professional Programs

Coordinate classes to prepare for medical school. Get guidance during the law school admissions process. Lay the foundation to become a dentist, optometrist or veterinarian.

student walkingSaint Louis University’s Office of Pre-Health and Pre-Law Studies advises undergraduate students considering careers in health-related fields (such as medicine, dentistry, optometry, podiatry or veterinary medicine) and in legal professions.

The path to successful career planning and becoming a well-rounded candidate for health and legal professional schools starts here. Pre-health and pre-law advisers can help you explore your options, choose a major, plan your courses, gain educational experience out of the classroom, find service opportunities, overcome obstacles and navigate the process of applying to professional schools.

Our office offers individual one-on-one advising, group meetings, informational sessions, specialized workshops and extracurricular experiences.

Schedule an Appointment with an Adviser


Get insight into internships and legal work from students, lawyers and judges. Our Pre-Law program provides an introduction into the legal life, whether you plan to attend law school or not. Dedicated Pre-Law advisers:

  • Assist in the design of a customized curriculum
  • Provide personalized guidance during the law school admissions process
  • Advise you about legal opportunities in the community

Pre-Professional Health Studies

The Pre-Professional Health Studies program prepares you for some of the most popular careers in health care. Our full-time office of advisers will guide you through course registration, internships and letters of recommendation.