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Preparation for Graduate Study and Preprofessional Study Programs
Olivet has developed degree programs that adequately prepare students for graduate and professional study in a variety of fields. Preparation for these fields may be in majors related to the professional study. Detailed programs outlining these studies at Olivet may be obtained by writing to the Director of Admissions or to the chair of the appropriate department.
Fields for which Olivet offers preprofessional preparation include Clinical Laboratory Science, Law, Medicine, Ministry, Pharmacy, Physician Assistant, Physical Therapy, and Psychology.
The student planning to pursue one of the preprofessional programs is advised to ask the Registrar for assignment to the appropriate preprofessional faculty adviser. The student should also become acquainted with the professional school’s requirements for admission.
Faculty advisers are available for the following programs: Clinical Laboratory Science — Department of Biological Sciences; Physical Therapy — Department of Exercise and Sports Science or Department of Biological Sciences; Psychology and Counseling — Department of Psychology; Pre-Law — Departments of History, Business, or English; Pre-Medicine — Department of Biological Sciences; Pre-Pharmacy — Department of Biological Sciences; Ministry — School of Theology and Christian Ministry, other medical or health fields — Department of Biological Sciences or Department of Nursing.