Pre-Health Career Development

The Career Development Office can help students explore and market themselves for potential opportunities in health care settings as well as help them identify their fit in the field as a whole. Career Advisers will meet one on one with students to assist with the development of resumes, cover letters, and personal statements as well as in exploring involvement opportunities that will help students in reaching their career goals.

Students who are interested in going to graduate or professional school such as Medical School or Dental School should meet with a career adviser early to develop a strategic four year plan. The office can also help guide students through the entire application process towards professional school and ensure they are taking all the steps necessary to gain acceptance. Please explore the Pre-Health handout found below to gain greater insights on what you as a student should be doing as you prepare for your future as a health care professional.

Health Professions Handout 

Exploring your Future

NSU's Clinical Exploration Program offers students the opportunity to shadow medical professionals on the job in many of NSU’s medical and health clinics. Program participants gain a broad perspective that shows how various medical fields work together and a practical, up-close review of several medical career options. 

Drop-In Advisement

No appointment necessary during for Drop-In sessions. Drop-In Advisement is a great opportunity to meet one-on-one with a career adviser and is a quick and easy first step. Advisement sessions can help you begin the conversation about what interests you in medicine and how you plan to reach your future goals while developing skills necessary to become a successful doctor or healthcare professional. The advisement sessions can also help you develop a strategic plan early on in college to ensure your application is competitive for medical school or other healthcare programs. Career Advisers can provide you with a greater understanding of what types of experiences will make you more marketable upon graduation from NSU.  "Drop-In Sessions" last approximately 15 minutes and are on a first-come, first-served basis. See below for schedule.

Drop in hours will be held Monday–Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Horvitz Administrations Building.


This service allows students to work one-on-one with a career adviser who can assist with:

Student can make appointments by calling (954) 262-7201.