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Pre-Health Advisory Committee

The UAlbany Pre-Health Advisory Committee (PHAC) is an interview and evaluation process for UAlbany undergraduates who plan to apply to medical, dental, or optometry schools.  The PHAC evaluates students’ Academic credentials and Non-Academic credentials.  Ultimately, the pre-health advising office will assist you in your application to medical, dental, or optometry school by submitting your committee evaluation and supporting letters of recommendation to professional schools after you apply.

The PHAC grants one interview and evaluation per student.  The PHAC commences each Spring.  Therefore, make sure you are the best applicant you can be before interviewing with the PHAC. 

Pre-health Coursework that MUST be completed before the pre-health interview:

ABIO 120, 121 and labs ABIO 201, 202

ACHM 120, 121 and labs ACHM 124, 125

ACHM 220, 221 and labs ACHM 222, 223

APSY 101

ASOC 115

2 College Math Courses including a statistics course and a calculus course

1-2 College English courses (UUNI 110 counts as an English course)

APHY 105, 106 (lab)

APHY 108 and 109(lab) may be in progress during the spring of the interview.





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