Learn more about the pre-professional programs at Black Hills State University.

BHSU PRE-PROFESSIONAL STUDIES

If you are planning a career in health-care professional fields, such as working as a doctor, chiropractor, dentist, occupational therapist, veterinarian, lawyer and many other high demand occupations, earning a bachelor’s degree from Black Hills State University is an excellent first step. Our strong science and business programs, which include innovative research-based education experiences, numerous opportunities for undergraduate research, and close faculty mentoring, prepares you to succeed in the professional school of your choice.  

At BHSU, we know the purpose of a pre-professional program is to prepare you to be accepted into and succeed at a professional degree program so you can achieve your career goals. Our graduates are exceptionally well-prepared to succeed in graduate school and also their careers. 

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3 EASY STEPS TO YOUR PROFESSIONAL CAREER

GET YOUR BACHELORS DEGREE FROM BHSU

While you earn your degree, you will take courses to help you for acceptance to graduate school and professional programs.
What is a pre-professional program?
A pre-professional program is designed for students who plan to enter a graduate or professional school after earning their bachelor degree from BHSU.
What if I am going into Nursing?
If you are pursuing a nursing program, you will graduate with a two-year associate degree from BHSU. The courses included in this degree are specifically designed to prepare for entry into the nursing program.

APPLY TO ATTEND GRADUATE SCHOOL

What is graduate or professional school?
Graduate or professional school is the final step for those seeking a career in agriculture, law, or medicine.

START A SUCCESSFUL CAREER AS A PROFESSIONAL