In Calvin's pre-professional programs, you can shape your own academic experience by choosing a major in a field such as biology, biochemistry or even a non-science program like English or Spanish. To prepare for entrance to your graduate school of choice, you'll take a set of recommended courses in biology, chemistry and math; your advisor will work with you to adjust your course selections based on the schools or programs to which you plan to apply.
Calvin's pre-dental program will prepare you not only for acceptance into some of the best dental schools in the country, but also to be a compassionate and well-rounded healthcare provider. Whether you're interested in general dentistry or in a dental specialty, a liberal arts education at Calvin can help you achieve your goals.
Prepare to enter one of the many subfields of medicine (e.g. family practice, internal medicine, surgery, obstetrics) by taking courses in biology, chemistry, and physics, and meeting with the pre-med advisor each year.
Train to empower people of all ages who find daily tasks challenging due to a physical, developmental or mental condition.
Whether you're interested in general optometry, visual rehabilitation or pharmaceutical research, a liberal arts education at Calvin can help you achieve your goals.
Join a profession that seeks to improve patients' quality of life with minimal risk. To be successful in this field, you should enjoy interacting with people and have a strong aptitude for the sciences.
Become certified to provide specialized assistance to individuals with disabilities resulting from injury, disease or a developmental disorder.
Join an expanding field that allows you to practice medicine under the supervision of a licensed physician. Consider this field if you have strong people skills and an interest in the sciences.
Delve into a specific branch of medicine devoted to the study, diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the foot, ankle and lower leg in a program related to the pre-medical program, but with a distinct emphasis.
As a veterinarian, you'll provide routine care for domestic or farm animals and ensure their well-being.