EDGE Pre-Health Advising
The Creighton EDGE offers pre-health students one-on-one advising to assist in navigating their undergraduate curriculum, build their application profile and direct them to application and testing resources available to them both online and on campus. Dr. Charles Austerberry directs the pre-health advising with many faculty and staff ready to help students on their path to professional school.
Pre-Health Advising Options
Sorting out courses or majors when aiming for professional school in the healthcare field can be challenging. Take time to talk with a Pre-Health Advisor in the Creighton EDGE.
Pre-Health Advising is available throughout the fall and spring semesters as well as limited availability in the summer.
Use your NetID and Blue Password to log-in.
- Click the SERVICES tab in the upper left corner
- Under Pre-Professional Advising, click Schedule an Appointment
- Use the calendar to see a list of available appointments by day
- Click on a time that fits your schedule, enter the required info and click Schedule!
Walk-in Pre-Health Advising is available starting the week of September 5th:
Tuesdays – 3pm to 6pm
Thursdays – 9am to noon
during the fall semester.
Walk-in Advising is held in the EDGE office for students needing a quick consultation or have one or two specific questions. Walk-in hours are NOT for lengthy discussions or detailed academic planning.
The EDGE Pre-Health Advisors
Meet with Dr. Austerberry about:
- Pre-Medicine Juniors & Seniors
- Pre-Dentistry Juniors & Seniors
- Pre-Physician Assistant Juniors & Seniors
- Pre-Pharmacy Juniors & Seniors
- Pre-Occupational Therapy Juniors & Seniors
- Pre-Physical Therapy Juniors & Seniors
EDGE Pre-Health Instruction
The seminars and co-curricular activities are designed by and offered through the EDGE® to help Creighton students prepare for the graduate/professional school application process. All Learning Communities provide students with opportunities for mentoring and shadowing, as well as networking with pre-professional students, faculty and alumni.
Pre-Heath Education Overview
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.
Pre-Health Learning Community
The Pre-Health Learning Community (PHLC 200) is for second-year pre-health students as they continue to explore and discern their professional field of interest. Emphasis is placed on academic and co-curricular preparation as well as inter-professional awareness and discernment in one or more health professions.
The EDGE offers 6 different profession-specific seminars focused on the needs of Creighton students as they collect the elements necessary to submit an application to their professional school of choice.
Two-Year Pre-Health Program
Pre-Pharmacy Learning Communities
Incoming Freshman Enrollment Option
Since Creighton students can choose to apply to professional school for pharmacy in the fall of their sophomore year, the EDGE offers a specific Pre-Pharmacy Learning Community (PRX 100) that is available beginning in the fall of the freshman year. Students will explore the pharmacy profession as well as work on collecting the elements necessary for an application.