EDGE Pre-Health Resources


EDGE Pre-Health Information

View the different EDGE Pre-Health Pathways to see, at a glance, the communities and factsheets for students looking to apply to different pre-health programs. Click on your pre-health interest to see the EDGE Pathway for you.


Pre-Optometry Factsheet
Pre-Optometry students can follow the Pre-Medical Pathway
Pre-Veterinary Medicine Factsheet
Pre-Veterinary students can follow the Pre-Medical Pathway

EDGE Pre-Health Pathways

The Pre-Health Learning Communities allow students with shared academic interests and experiences to come together to discern options in pre-professional study. The seminars and co-curricular activities are designed and offered through the EDGE to strengthen the candidacy of Creighton students as they prepare for the graduate/professional school application process. Students who are participants in a Learning Community will be offered opportunities to shadow professional students at Creighton schools, connect with alumni, and participate in special events or experiences.


Pre-Dental Pathway

⤓ Pre-Dental Factsheet

Freshman Year

Pre-Health Information Community

The Pre-Health Information is an online group for first-year pre-health students. Through the group, the EDGE will keep students informed of pre-health activities, events, and resources. The goal of the Pre-Health Information Community is to assist students in EXPLORING their pre-health options.

Sophomore Year

PHLC 200

PHLC 200 is a 0-credit seminar, designed for second-year pre-health students. Through required online modules and a small number of in-person sessions, the Creighton EDGE guides students through the process of gaining EXPERIENCE in the health career fields. Emphasis is placed on both academic and co-curricular expectations for professional health programs.

Junior or Senior Year

PDDS 300

The Pre-Dental Education Seminar (PDDS 300) is for students that are with-in their application cycle for dental school. The seminar focuses on the needs of Creighton students as they prepare to submit their application to ADDSAS.


Pre-Medical Pathway

⤓ Pre-Medical Factsheet

Freshman Year

Pre-Health Information Community

The Pre-Health Information is an online group for first-year pre-health students. Through the group, the EDGE will keep students informed of pre-health activities, events, and resources. The goal of the Pre-Health Information Community is to assist students in EXPLORING their pre-health options.

Sophomore Year

PHLC 200

PHLC 200 is a 0-credit seminar, designed for second-year pre-health students. Through required online modules and a small number of in-person sessions, the Creighton EDGE guides students through the process of gaining EXPERIENCE in the health career fields. Emphasis is placed on both academic and co-curricular expectations for professional health programs.

Junior or Senior Year

PMED 300

The Pre-Medical Education Seminar (PMED 300) is for students that are with-in their application cycle for medical school. The seminar focuses on the needs of Creighton students as they prepare to submit their application to AMCAS.


Pre-Pharmacy Pathway

⤓ Pre-Pharmacy Factsheet

Optional

Pre-Health Information Community

The Pre-Health Information Community is for first-year pre-health students to keep them informed about pre-professional preparation, events or presentations, resources, and advising opportunities.

Freshman Year

PRX 100

The Pre-Pharmacy Learning Community (PRX 100) is for all first-year pre-pharmacy students to explore the pharmacy profession. Emphasis is placed on academic and co-curricular preparation as well as inter-professional awareness and discernment.

Sophomore Year

PRX 200

The Pre-Pharmacy Education Seminar (PRX 200) is for students that are in their application cycle for pharmacy school. The seminar focuses on the needs of Creighton students as they prepare to submit their application.


Pre-Occupational Therapy Pathway

⤓ Pre-Occupational Therapy Factsheet

Optional

Pre-Health Information Community

The Pre-Health Information Community is for first-year pre-health students to keep them informed about pre-professional preparation, events or presentations, resources, and advising opportunities.

Freshman Year

POPT 100

The Pre-Occupational Therapy Learning Community (POPT 100) is for all first-year pre-occupational Therapy students to explore the Occupational Therapy profession. Emphasis is placed on academic and co-curricular preparation as well as inter-professional awareness and discernment.

Sophomore Year

POPT 200

The Pre-Occupational Therapy Education Seminar (POPT 200) is for students that are in their application cycle for occupational Therapy school. The seminar focuses on the needs of Creighton students as they prepare to submit their application.

With the option to start a Pharmacy or Occupational Therapy professional program after two years of undergraduate study, Pre-Occupational Therapy and Pre-Pharmacy students should consult with the EDGE before registering for a community to ensure they are on track for their application timeline.


Pre-Physical Therapy Pathway

⤓ Pre-Physical Therapy Factsheet

Freshman Year

Pre-Health Information Community

The Pre-Health Information is an online group for first-year pre-health students. Through the group, the EDGE will keep students informed of pre-health activities, events, and resources. The goal of the Pre-Health Information Community is to assist students in EXPLORING their pre-health options.

Sophomore Year

PHLC 200

PHLC 200 is a 0-credit seminar, designed for second-year pre-health students. Through required online modules and a small number of in-person sessions, the Creighton EDGE guides students through the process of gaining EXPERIENCE in the health career fields. Emphasis is placed on both academic and co-curricular expectations for professional health programs.

Junior or Senior Year

PPT 300

The Pre-Physical Therapy Education Seminar (PDDS 300) is for students that are with-in their application cycle for physical therapy school. The seminar focuses on the needs of Creighton students as they prepare to submit their application to PTCAS.


Pre-Physician Assistant Pathway

⤓ Pre-Physician Assistant Factsheet

Freshman Year

Pre-Health Information Community

The Pre-Health Information is an online group for first-year pre-health students. Through the group, the EDGE will keep students informed of pre-health activities, events, and resources. The goal of the Pre-Health Information Community is to assist students in EXPLORING their pre-health options.

Sophomore Year

PHLC 200

PHLC 200 is a 0-credit seminar, designed for second-year pre-health students. Through required online modules and a small number of in-person sessions, the Creighton EDGE guides students through the process of gaining EXPERIENCE in the health career fields. Emphasis is placed on both academic and co-curricular expectations for professional health programs.

Junior or Senior Year

PPA 300

The Pre-Physician Assistant Education Seminar (PMED 300) is for students that are with-in their application cycle for PA school. The seminar focuses on the needs of Creighton students as they prepare to submit their application to CASPA.


Creighton Pre-Health Student Organizations

Pre-Health student organizations at Creighton University are active on campus and in the community. Students who are participants in a student organization during their time as an undergraduate can take advantage of opportunities in leadership, clinical experience, volunteering and shadowing.

To find a student organization that fits your professional interest, log-on to CU Involved and search by interest.