Prepare for a career in law or the health professions.
Iona College offers joint-degree and early acceptance programs at the undergraduate level to ready students for a career in law or the health professions (including Medicine, Dentistry, Veterinary Medicine and more.)
Benefits of Joint Degree and Early Acceptance Programs
Qualified Iona College graduates have a guaranteed spot in Medical, Dental, Pharmacy or Law school and:
Do NOT have to take the MCAT/PCAT.
Do not have the stress and cost of applying to graduate schools senior year.
Can focus on their studies in senior year.
Have access to accelerated options that can reduce length of undergraduate time and tuition costs.
Iona College professors are experts in their fields and work with students to provide a hands-on experience that will prepare for the transition to a medical, health or law program, upon graduation.
The pre-health or pre-law advisor will assist students as they research careers and provide guidance on course selection, internships, and graduate school or professional programs application procedures.
Networking opportunities with alums and employers in areas related to a student’s interest.
Early Acceptance Programs
An early acceptance program (EAP) is a way for a student to guarantee a spot in medical school early on in his or her undergraduate career. The EAP is a great option for highly qualified students who are already dedicated to a career in the health professions.
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM)
New York College of Podiatric Medicine (NYCPM)
New York Chiropractic College (NYCC)
Joint degree programs enable students with interdisciplinary interests to further their intellectual exploration and career objectives by pursuing two degrees simultaneously.
BA or BS/JD with Seton Hall Law School
Iona College and Seton Hall University Law School have created a combined admission program for undergraduate and law school, allowing talented incoming students to plan both their bachelor’s degree and studies in law.
Pre-Law Joint Degree