“The integration of lab and lecture in my anatomy courses works well. The two components complement each other and provide multiple ways to learn.”
Clarke offers students the opportunity to prepare for entrance into professional programs in the area of health science while completing their undergraduate degree. Many health science programs require a baccalaureate degree as a pre-requisite for entrance into the professional program. Although the application for admission into professional programs must be sought independently by the student, Clarke pre-professional health science advisers will act as advisers to students who wish to fulfill pre-requisites for admission into specific programs. These advisers will also assist students in seeking admission to the following programs.
A degree in pharmacy requires a six-year program culminating with the doctor of pharmacy degree. Students interested in pharmacy can complete two years of pre-pharmacy liberal arts and science courses at Clarke before transferring to a university college of pharmacy where the remaining four-year professional program is completed. Pre-professional coursework should include general and organic chemistry, biology, calculus, and physics. Many schools require economics in addition to other general education courses.
Admission to Clarke University
Application for admission into professional programs must be sought independently by the student. The pre-professional health science advisers will assist students in seeking admission to the following programs as well as acting as an adviser to the students who wish to fulfill pre-requisites for admission into specific programs. Students planning to enter any of the following programs are encouraged to consult with advisers regularly.
Applicants are considered on an individual basis. Apply to Clarke today to begin your journey.
”It is my goal to create a classroom environment that encourages curiosity. I like to remind students that it’s the questions they can’t answer that sometimes end up teaching them the most.”
“I attempt to relate the coursework to the students’ lives and future career aspirations, while having a lot of fun along the way.”
“I hope that students learn to appreciate the world around them and the wonder of their own bodies so that they realize science is not scary but fantastic.”
“My courses are challenging – what’s the point of just memorizing the text? Instead, let’s take the information, analyze it, and apply it in new situations.”
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Our Students & Alumni
“My time at Clarke, especially the hours dissecting in the cadaver lab, inspired me to become a surgeon.”
“I am in veterinary school at Colorado State. I can’t thank my Clarke professors enough for the foundation they provided me to study veterinary medicine.”
“After Clarke, I went on to graduate school at Kansas City University and am now a doctor with Unity Point Health. Clarke taught me the importance of cultivating relationships and working as a team.”
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