Pre-Health Program

The Pre-Health Program in the Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences is an open program for all students in every major program of study at Boston College. There is no minimum GPA requirement. The Pre-Health Program provides support and comprehensive advising to undergraduates and alumni of Boston College interested in medical, dental, or veterinary careers, as well as other areas of health profession study. Students benefit from majoring in any of the varied academic disciplines offered at BC.

The Pre-Health Program team assists with all aspects of planning when considering a career in the health professions, including selection of a major, course sequencing/selection, resources for gaining health-related experience, evaluating extra-curricular activities, preparing for standardized exams (MCAT, DAT, GRE) and all aspects of the pre- and post-application process for health professions graduate schools.

Stokes Hall S132
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Prospective Students

An array of advising support is available to Boston College Pre-Health students including: individual portfolio review by the Director and Assistant Directors, group meetings each semester for freshmen, sophomores, and applicants (juniors/seniors), and mentoring by Pre-Health Committee Members. If you have been accepted to Boston College and are interested in gaining an overview of the Pre-Health Program, please view the following presentation.

Meet the Pre-Health Program Staff

Rafael E. Luna, Ph.D.

Associate Dean

Danielle Taghian

Danielle Taghian, Ph.D.

Chair, Pre-Health Faculty Committee
Associate Professor of the Practice

Erin Curley

Erin Curley

Assistant Director

Maureen Simmons

Assistant Director

Kathy Ortiz

Administrative & Records Assistant