PreMed and Health Professions
Many graduates of the Biology Department at Elizabethtown College go on to become physicians, veterinarians, dentists, physician's assistants, nurses and physical therapists among other careers. Our faculty and staff are here to help guide you through the curriculum here at Elizabethtown, advise you of special programs available through affiiliations with other universities to help you reach your goals as well as assist you in the application process for medical and graduate programs in your chosen professional career.
students interested in professional schools of medicine such as allopathic medicine, osteopathic medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine, optometry and podiatry among others.
students interested in entry into professional health programs such as Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant, Nursing and other professional health fields.
Health Professions Advising
information for current students pursuing curriculum leading to a professional health profession.
Physician Assistant's Program
The Early Assurance Program with Penn State University's College of Medicine, Physician Assistant's Program is an opportunity for Elizabethtown College students to gain guaranteed entry during their third undergraduate year into the Penn State College of Medicine, Physician Assistant's Program.
Elizabethtown College is one of only two exclusive colleges that offers The Early Assurance Program with Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine's Physician's Assistant Program. The program was established to encourage undergraduate students to pursue careers as Physician's Assistants and to work in areas of primary care. This program gives these students the option for automatic matriculation to The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine's Physician's Assistant Program upon completing a Bachelor's degree, maintaining competitive grade point average, and GRE Test scores as stipulated by The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine.