“Enter to Learn … Leave to Serve”
If you're planning a career as a health care provider, you want the best training and preparation possible. That's the purpose of the pre-health professions program at Chadron State College: to give students interested in health careers a competitive edge when it comes to being accepted into - and succeeding in - professional degree programs.
Chadron State College specialized in pre-professional training by offering you a variety of options from which to choose, and by helping you select courses within your major that will be helpful or required for admission to professional or graduate programs.
The Health Professions department hosts an informational day, Health Professions Showcase. Health Professions Showcase provides information on the wide variety of opportunities CSC offers students interested in health careers. Students will also have the opportunity to experience health modules & our very own cadaver lab! Please use the link above for additional information and registration form.
Chadron State College offers pre-professional programs of study in several health professions. View the programs and descriptions.
If you are completing an application to Chadron State but are unsure which major to apply for, please refer to this table:
|Career||Academic Program||Academic Plan/Major||Academic Sub-Plan|
|Chiropractic Medicine||Business, Mathematical and Natural Sciences||Health Sciences||Pre-Chiropractic Medicine|
|Dental Hygiene||Business, Mathematical and Natural Sciences||Health Sciences||General Health Care|
|Dentistry||Business, Mathematical and Natural Sciences||Physical Sciences||Chemistry|
|Medical Laboratory Science||Business, Mathematical and Natural Sciences||Biology||Molecular Biology|
|Medicine||Business, Mathematical and Natural Sciences||Biology||Human Biology|
|Mortuary Science||Business, Mathematical and Natural Sciences||Health Sciences||General Health Care|
|Nursing||Business,Mathematical and Natural Sciences||Health Sciences||General Health Care|
|Occupational Therapy||Business, Mathematical and Natural Sciences||Biology||Human Biology|
|Optometry||Business, Mathematical and Natural Sciences||Health Sciences||Pre-Optometry|
|Pharmacy||Business, Mathematical and Natural Sciences||Health Sciences||Pre-Pharmacy|
|Physical Therapy||Business, Mathematical and Natural Sciences||Biology||Human Biology|
|Physician Assistant||Business, Mathematical and Natural Sciences||Biology||Human Biology|
|Radiography||Business, Mathematical and Natural Sciences||Health Sciences||Radiologic Technology|
|Veterinary Medicine||Business, Mathematical and Natural Sciences||Health Sciences||Pre-Veterinary Medicine|
Conventional route programs are open to any student, including international students, and offer eighteen different options. In addition, conventional route students have the opportunity to apply to any professional school across the nation. View the programs and suggested major.
rural Nebraska residents only
RHOP, is a cooperative agreement between Chadron State College and the University of Nebraska Medical Center. The purpose of the program is to recruit and educate high school students from rural Nebraska who will return to practice in rural areas of the state. This program represents a commitment and dedication to the education of Nebraskans and quality health care for citizens of the state. Non-traditional students from rural Nebraska will be considered and are encouraged to apply. For more information on the programs that consider non-traditional applications, please contact the Health Professions Office. Please use the RHOP Home link above for additional information and an application.
rural Nebraska residents only
PHEAST is a cooperative program between Chadron State College and the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Public Health. Public health is the science and art of protecting and improving the health of communities through education, promotion of healthy lifestyles and research of disease and injury prevention. The program is open to both traditional and non-traditional students. Please use the PHEAST Home link above for additional information and an application.