Pre-Professional Health Science

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Embark on a purpose-driven journey toward a healthcare career with our Pre-Professional Health program at the College of Southern Maryland.

This course of study, intended primarily for students aspiring to thrive in healthcare, emphasizes science and liberal arts courses crucial for transfer and completion of a bachelor’s degree in health-related fields. With four concentrations tailored for those seeking specialized paths, the program ensures flexibility and a comprehensive education.

Concentrations include:

  • Pharmacy
  • Public Health
  • Sonography
  • General  (This concentration is intended for students interested in a health field not covered by the other three specific concentrations. A Health Sciences certificate is also available within the General concentration.)

View Program Requirements in the Catalog

Pre-Professional Health Science, AS
Health Sciences Certificate


Is This Program Right for You?

Are you looking to pursue a bachelor's degree or higher in pharmacy, public health, sonography, nursing, or other health profession?

If so, the Pre-Professional Health Science, AS may be right for you. It is ideal for students who want to transfer to a four-year university to pursue a bachelor's degree or higher.

Are you looking to go directly into the workforce after graduating from CSM?

CSM offers an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree for a physical therapy assistanta credit certificate program for a pharmacy technician, and an associate of science (AS) in nursing, which are all designed for students looking to get jobs after graduating.

Transfer Opportunities

General Concentration

Sonography Concentration

Career Opportunities

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