Engaged Learning Center
- Honors Program
- Washington, DC Learning Semester
- New York City Learning Semester
- Prestigious Fellowships & Scholarships
- Undergraduate Research
- Pre-Law Advising
- Pre-Health Advising
- Bruce and Lucy Gerstein Holocaust Education Travel Fund
- Hendricks Fellowship
- Engaged Learning Center Staff
Alternate Health-Related Career Options
Information about other health-related careers can be viewed at the following websites:
Listed below are some of the more common health care fields that differ from those that Butler students normally think about.
Podiatry focuses on the health and well-being of the foot and lower leg. Graduates will obtain their DPM after a four-year course of study. The course requirements for acceptance into a podiatric school of medicine are identical to that for medical school. The average accepted GPA is approximately 3.0 and the MCAT, DAT, OAT, or GRE scores are accepted.
- Podiatry Network
- American Colleges of Podiatric Medicine
- AACPM Career Center
- AACPM Application Service
Chiropractic medicine focuses on a more naturalistic or holistic approach to healing. Students graduate with a Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) degree. Applicants to these schools typically have completed biology, chemistry, and physics requirements and typically have a cumulative GPA >3.25.
Links regarding the profession:
Links regarding education in chiropractic medicine:
- American College of Sports Medicine
- Indiana University School of Public Health
- Purdue University School of Public Health
Speech-Language Pathology and/or Audiology
This deals with disorders that affect communication skills. Entry into these programs is competitive and requires a GPA of 3.4 or above. In addition, the GRE is required and the admission prerequisites will vary from school to school.
- American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
- Ball State University
- Indiana State University
- Indiana University
- Purdue University
This program involves obtaining an RN degree through an accelerated 18 month program. There are a number of different areas of specialty you could focus on and several Butler students have chosen this route as an alternative to medical school.