• COVID-19 Updates

    The top priority of the Pre-Health Student Resource Center and the University of Minnesota is the health, safety, and well-being of our community. Following guidance from the University of Minnesota and the Minnesota Department of Health, we will be making some adjustments to our services for the forseeable future.

    Please read more about what we're doing to try to keep our staff, students and UMN community healthy here. 

  • Health Profession Pathways Initiative

    In Fall 2018, the Pre-Health Student Resource Center began a new and important chapter in our work, leading the Health Professions Pathways Initiative. 

    Learn more about the goals of the Health Profession Pathways Initiative, and how we're working across the UMN system to drive change. 

  • Get Organized with an Action Plan

    There are many components to a strong application to a health professional program - prerequsities, volunteering, research, community service, etc. Use our online Action Plans to help get organized when building your application portfolio! Students can complete a customized plan, then schedule an appointment with a PHSRC Career Counselor to review their portfolio and get coached on next steps. Health Program Action Plans are available for a variety of health career interests. 

    Access Action Plans

  • For High School Students: Code U

    This interactive online workshop and accompanying planning guide will help high school students think through the process of planning for college, learn how to choose a college, and how best to prepare for a health career. Code U is available at no cost to high school students everywhere. 

    Learn more and access Code U

  • Learn about the Pre-Health Student Resource Center

    The Pre-Health Student Resource Center at the University of Minnesota helps you prepare for medical school or other health professional program! Explore the website to find a wealth of resources for students on their journey to a health professional program.

    Learn more about what the PHSRC offers

  • Pre-Health Global Seminars

    The Global Future Physician course travels to India during the winter break to learn about medicine in a rapidly-developing economy.

    Global Health in Thailand students travel to Chiang Mai, Thailand and look at the relationship between human health and animal health.

    Learn more about these global seminars

For updates from the Pre-Health Student Resource Center related to our courses, appointments, drop-in hours, and events during this time, visit this page.

For the latest on the University's response to the COVID-19 outbreak, please visit the Safe Campus website.

The Pre-Health Student Resource Center is here to help you prepare for a health professional program, wherever you might be in the process. We support students all along your journey to a health career - from exploring health career options, developing an authentic and competitive portfolio of experiences, and preparing your application to a health professional program.

Use the Pre-Health Student Resource Center as you get ready to apply to a health program or medical school. Access our online workshops, meet with a counselor, fill out a personalized action plan, pick up health program materials, take a thought-provoking course - our resources are here to help you find your fit in a health career, and become a strong applicant.

Visit Us

Health Careers CenterHave a question? Need answers?  Our friendly staff is here to help in Moos 2-565. Stop by Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Information Sessions

Students in an information sessionLearn more about specific programs through information sessions offered throughout the year with a representative from each program.

Online Workshops

Students on laptop computersOur online workshops are packed with advice and short exercises to help you prepare for your future health career. 

Health Program Action Plans

student looking at computer

Get organized! Keep a record of all application related experiences, and submit it to meet with a career counselor. Health Program Action Plans available for a wide range of health careers. 


Students in class Our credit courses are designed to help you think, reflect, be a better applicant, and become a well-rounded health professional.

Health Careers Fair

Health Careers Fair from above

The annual Health Careers Fair takes place every fall. We have over 600 students come through each year to explore and network with UMN health degree programs, pre-health student groups, and community organizations.