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Pre-Health

Lake Forest College places many students in neighboring health professional schools, such as Northwestern University, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Rush University, Loyola University, and University of Chicago.  In addition, we have several affiliations that will help certain students for specific health professional careers.

Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)

College of Pharmacy 3-4 Dual Degree Program at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science (RFUMS)

Lake Forest College students may enter this dual degree program, which leads to a Bachelor of Arts (BA) Degree in Biology from Lake Forest College and a Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) from the Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science. Students spend three years at Lake Forest College, complete the required prerequisite courses, and obtain their biology degree at Lake Forest College after completing the first of four years at the RFUMS College of Pharmacy

Contact the Pre-Health Advising chair for details at prehealth@lakeforest.edu.

Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)

Doctor of Physical Therapy 3-3 Dual Degree Program at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science (RFUMS)

Lake Forest College students may enter this dual degree program, which leads to a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biology or Neuroscience from Lake Forest College and a Doctor of Physical Therapy from the Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science. Students spend three years at Lake Forest College, completing the required prerequisite courses. They obtain their biology or neuroscience BA degree at Lake Forest College after completing the first of three years in the RFUMS College of Health Professions Doctor of Physical Therapy Program.

Contact the Pre-Health Advising chair for details at prehealth@lakeforest.edu.

Master’s in Nursing

Lake Forest College has affiliations (preferred admissions) with two of the best nursing schools in the United States: DePaul University and Rush University.  Students complete four years at Lake Forest College and then begin a master’s program at either DePaul University School of Nursing or Rush University College of Nursing.  Such master’s degrees lead to highly-esteemed nursing, or upon further work, nurse practitioner careers!

Contact the Pre-Health Advising chair for details prehealth@lakeforest.edu.

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