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Welcome to the Office of Health Careers Advising at Furman University! 

Upcoming Events

Pre-Vet Club Meeting
Sep 8 (Tues), 5:00 PM, PYR 028

PreHealth Application Information Session
Sep 23 (Wed), 6:00 PM, Patrick Lecture Hall

AED Meeting
Sep 28 (Mon), 6:00 PM, Patrick Lecture Hall

USC-Greenville Early Acceptance Program
Application Deadline:  Oct 1 (Thurs)
Application and Instructions Below

Mock Interviews:  Oct 7 (Wed)

Furman's Pre-Health program is committed to providing students with the experience necessary for professional training in many major health-related fields.

Pursuing a career in the health related fields is one of society's highest endeavors.  It presents the individual with exceptional opportunities for self-fulfillment and service to humanity.  Furman University has a long tradition in the preparing and training students to become practitioners of medicine, dentistry, veterinary science, nursing, physical therapy, pharmacy, and many other areas related to health.  Furman students have and continue to become leaders in their chosen fields.  Furman's liberal arts curriculum is central to a student's success.  A liberal arts education is widely recognized as the best pre-professional training for students seeking health related careers.  A liberal arts education exposes students to the world of ideas in the humanities and the sciences.  It expands a student's understanding of the human condition, and it enhances the development of humane instincts.  A rigorous liberal arts education prepares students to meet the challenges and bear the responsibilities that await them in their future careers through mental discipline, exposure to new ideas, experience in research and internships, and study abroad.

USC-Greenville School of Medicine Early Acceptance Program
A unique agreement between Furman University and the University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville will allow up to five Furman juniors each year to gain early admission to the medical school.  Rising juniors at Furman (members of the Class of 2017) will be the first students eligible to participate in the new early admissions program.  More information on this program can be found on the USC-Greenville Early Acceptance Program page.


Useful Quicklinks
 Opportunities                         Presentations                       Letter Forms                             

 Additional information can be found Alpha Epsilon Delta (AED) OrgSync page

Scheduling a Meeting with the Health Careers Advisor:  A sign-up sheet is posted on the bulletin board outside of the PreHealth Office Suite (TNS 071).  A new sign-up sheet is posted each Monday by 10:30 AM.

Scheduling a Meeting with the Pre-Health Experiences Coordinator:  Please email Ms  Ybarra  to schedule a meeting. 

 Contact Information: 

John Banisaukas
Chief Health Careers Advisor
(864) 294-3042
Susan Ybarra
Health Experiences Coordinator
(864) 294-3528