Pre-Professional - COAS

Welcome to the IU Northwest Pre-Professional Program.

Indiana University Northwest is pleased to introduce to you the Pre-Professional program. This guide, coupled with the advice provided by your pre-health professions advisor, will assist you throughout the undergraduate years as you prepare to make application to professional schools.

In this guide you will find information on the major health care professions. We hope you find it both useful and informative as you progress toward your goal of obtaining a position in the professional school of your choice. We would also like to caution you that this document is merely a guide. At all steps of the process you should consult with your pre-professional advisor and the schools you are interested in applying to tailor the process to your personal needs and goals.

Pre-Health Professions Advisor

Dr Michael LaPointe is the Director of the pre-health program (PHP) at I.U. Northwest. Most undergraduate students in the PHP program major in either Biology, Chemistry or Psychology. Undecided students are referred to Dr. Lapointe for initial advising.Dr. LaPointe is the PHP advisor for Biology, Dr. Tia Walker is the PHP advisor for Chemistry and Dr. Frances Daniel is the PHP advisor for Psychology. Please feel free to contact any of these advisors with questions about the PHP program.

For More Information

Browse the links listed above or download the Program Information Sheet to learn about degree and course requirements, student clubs and activities, and more.

Thank you for your interest in the Pre-Professional Program at IU Northwest!

Contact Us

Office Hours

By Appointment

Phone Number

(219) 980-7106

Email Address

Fax Number

(219) 980-7125

Email Contacts

Michael Lapointe

Tia Walker

Frances Daniel


Mailing Address

IU Northwest
Pre-Professional Studies
Marram Hall, Room 328
3400 Broadway
Gary, Indiana 46408

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