The Pre-Health Program has a total of 19 students continuing on to various medical schools and programs after graduation, including 10 students into medical school, four into dental school, two into pharmacy school, one into podiatry school and two into physician’s assistant programs.
Cynthia Powell, director of the pre-health professions program and pre-med advisor, said this is a moving target, because some students receive acceptances in February and some may not get acceptances until as late as May or June. She also said the number of students going into medical school varies each year, but it’s usually between 10 and 25.
“We’re just excited the kids have applied and they’re getting to go into professional programs,” Powell said. “They have an excellent opportunity to get a great education and to serve their communities well. We hope they will do that in a way that honors Christ and a way that has a very positive impact in their communities.”
Powell said the students are going to a variety of different schools, both in Texas and out of state. There are also students going into Doctorate of Medicine programs and Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine programs, as well as others.