Pre-Professional Health Program

Path to Health Professions Day

photo of students at a path to health professions event

Monday, February 20, 2023
Time/Location: TBA

Registration for this event will open in January 2023.

Is helping others in your future? Visit Wright State University and plan to attend the Path to Health Professions event to discover how you can get on the right path to becoming a doctor or other health professional!

This event is for:

  • High school students interested in becoming a health professional
  • Community college students interested in becoming health care providers and learning more about Wright State University
  • Parents, friends, and families of interested students
  • Current pre-health students who want to learn more about their opportunities at Wright State
  • Teachers and counselors who wish to learn more about Wright State's pre-med and pre-health programs

Attendees will:

  • Explore and gain a better understanding of career opportunities in health care including medicine, athletic training, chiropractic, mental health counseling, nursing, optometry, pharmacy, physical therapy, physician's assistant, public health, and veterinary medicine
  • Discover what it takes to get into Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine and other professional programs
  • Find out how degrees from Wright State can open doors to the nation's top professional schools
  • Learn what classes and activities you should be choosing NOW to prepare for your future


Sample Schedule from 2022 Event

Below you can find the full schedule from the 2022 event. The 2023 event promises to be just as informative and exciting!

For a description of all sessions, download the Sessions Description document (PDF).

Session 1
Time Presentation Room Location
9:00–9:30 a.m.
Event Overview
Welcome and Event Overview Apollo
Session 2
Time Presentation Room Location
9:30–10:20 a.m.
Career Information
Allopathic Medicine (M.D.) Apollo
Admissions, Financial Aid, Housing Overview Atlantic (E157)
Pharmacy Endeavour (E156-A)
Veterinary Medicine Endeavour (E156-B/C)
Dentistry Discovery (E163)
Session 3
Time Presentation Room Location
10:30–11:20 a.m.
Career Information
Nursing / Nurse Practitioner Apollo
Admissions, Financial Aid, Housing Atlantic (E157)
Chiropractic Endeavour (E156-A)
Medical Laboratory Science Endeavour (E156-B/C)
Professional Psychology / Psychiatry Discovery (E163)
Session 4
Time Presentation Room Location
11:30 a.m.–12:20 p.m.
Career Information
Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) Apollo
Sports Science (Athletic Training, OT/PT) Atlantic (E157)
Public Health Endeavour (E156-A)
Rehabilitation Services (OT/PT) Endeavour (E156-B/C)
Physician Assistant Discovery (E163)
Session 5
Time Presentation Room Location
12:30 p.m. 
Tours; Q&A Sessions
Pre-Professional Health Advising Q&A Apollo
Nursing Tours Atlantic (E157)
Wright State Admissions Q&A Endeavour (E156-A)
Campus Tours Endeavour (E156-B/C)
Science & Mathematics Research Lab Tours Discovery (E163)