Students studying pre-health at Carthage have many opportunities to enrich their education.


Pre-health students participate in various workshops throughout their undergraduate program to prepare them for graduate school applications or entering the healthcare workforce. A few workshops available for students to join include “Freshman and Sophomore Year: Career Exploration,” “How to Shadow,” and “Get Involved with Pre-Health Junior and Senior Year: Resume Building, Personal Statement Writing, and Interview Skills.”

Student Organizations

Carthage pre-health students can get involved in several student organizations dedicated to putting what’s learned in the classroom into practice. Join Pre-Health Club, Biology Club, Pre-OT Club, and more!

See pre-health student organizations


J-Term is a month-long period of study in January in which all academic departments offer innovative courses on campus, as well as study tours in other countries. J-Term study tours allow science majors the opportunity to study abroad without disrupting their rigorous academic schedules. Popular J-Term study tours for pre-health students include Global Perspectives in Healthcare: Service Learning in Honduras and Biology and Geography of Nicaragua

Learn more about J-Term and study tours for Pre-Health Students

Summer Undergraduate Research Experience

The Summer Undergraduate Research Experience, or SURE, offers Carthage students the opportunity to work one-on-one with a professor during the summer doing real research work. Students receive a stipend, room and board on campus, and a small research budget. All students and faculty participating in SURE meet weekly for lunch and discussion.

Learn more about SURE