Pre-Med, Pre-Dental, Pre-Vet and Pre-Physician Assistant Career Pathways

Our health professions advising program will help guide you on your path to a career in the health professions

Start Your Planning Now

Are you a Merrimack College student considering a career as a physician, physician assistant, dentist or veterinarian? Although many of you will ultimately choose to apply to medical or dental school, there are a variety of careers in healthcare to consider. This is your chance to explore your options.  A great resource with interactive tools for exploring your career options in the health professions is EducationHealthCareers.org.  

Our health professions advising program is here as a resource for current and prospective students of any major considering careers in the health professions.  

Career Pathways in the Health Professions

Select your interest below. You’ll learn more on how to plan your time at Merrimack effectively so you can successfully navigate the process of preparing applications to graduate programs of your choice. 

Our Alumni

Merrimack College alumni have recently matriculated to a variety of excellent programs throughout the country, including:

University of Vermont School of Medicine
Dartmouth University School of Medicine
University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine, Carolinas
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Central Michigan University College of Medicine
Tufts University School of Dental Medicine
Rutgers University School of Dental Medicine
Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine
University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine
Midwestern University College of Veterinary Medicine
Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Physician Assistant Programs (Manchester and Worcester)
University of Colorado Physician Assistant Program

Contact Our Health Professions Advisor

Charlotte Berkes, Ph.D
Associate Professor, Biology
Laurence M. Demers Professor in the Life Sciences
email | 978-837-5281