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Pre-Health

Dual-Degree Pre-Health Programs

Students who are committed to pursue careers in pharmacy and occupational therapy might consider one of Carthage’s accelerated paths, allowing them to enter graduate school after three years.

3+4 Pharmacy Program

In this dual-degree program with the College of Pharmacy at Rosalind Franklin University, Carthage students spend three years at Carthage working toward a degree in either chemistry or biology, followed by four years of graduate work toward the Pharm.D degree. This program provides preferred admissions status into a very competitive clinical doctoral program in pharmacy.
Learn more about the 3+4 Pharmacy Program

3+2 Occupational Therapy

For students who are interested in a career in occupational therapy, Carthage offers a dual-degree program with Washington University in St. Louis. Students spend three years at Carthage to earn a bachelor’s degree, and then continue their education at Washington University, where they can obtain a master of science or clinical doctorate in occupational therapy.
Learn more about the 3+2 Occupational Therapy Program