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Health Professions at Iona College

Think beyond your undergraduate degree.

Prepare for a career in the health professions.

Thinking of becoming a doctor, dentist, pharmacist or other health professional? Iona College offers specific academic and early assurance programs that can guarantee acceptance into medical school, without having to take the MCATs. The particular coursework, internships, and experiential training a student will need depends on the program they are interested in, so Iona College offers tailored, individualized guidance to help students gain a competitive advantage in a growing field.

  • Over 80% acceptance rate for recommended students into health professional programs.
  • Partnerships with the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM), New York College of Podiatry (NYCPM), and New York Chiropractic College (NYCC). These partnerships allow early acceptance of Iona College students into medical, dental, and pharmacy (LECOM) programs as well as podiatric (NYCPM) and chiropractic programs.
  • Our science professors are experts in their fields and work with students to provide a hands-on, lab-extensive experience that will prepare for the transition to a medical program, dental or health-related area upon graduation.
  • The pre-health advisor will assist students as they research health-related careers and provide guidance on course selection, internships, and graduate school or professional program application procedures.
  • Networking opportunities with alumni and employers in areas related to a student’s interest.

Contact Us

Students who are interested in the health professions and have questions should contact Dr. Yourha Kang, the Pre-health Advisor at Iona College.
Email: ykang@iona.edu
Phone: (914) 633-2260

Health Profession Careers

  • Medical Doctor
  • Veterinarian
  • Physician’s Assistant
  • Optometrist
  • Nurse
  • Dentist
  • Podiatrist
  • Physical Therapist
  • Chiropractor