For more information contact:

Brian Black

Britt Slade
(West Campus)

Bay College
2001 N Lincoln Road
Escanaba, MI 49829

Careers in the health career industry are always in high demand!  Professional Health fields include Clinical Lab Science, Diagnostic Genetics, Pre-Medicine, Pre-Veterinary Medicine, Pre-Pharmacy, Pre-Optometry, Occupational Therapy, and Pre-Physical Therapy.

Why a Degree in Pre-Professional Health?

A degree in Pre-Professional Health opens the door to many careers in the growing field of health care. 

  • In 2017, ranked Occupational Therapist was ranked #9 best job and Audiologist was ranked #17.
  • Physician's Assistant, Physical Therapist, and Occupational Therapist are listed on Michigan's Hot 50 Jobs.

Why Bay College?

In many cases, undergraduate majors in many health disciplines do not exist. Students must still select and complete an undergraduate major in addition to their pre-professional studies when transferring to a university.  Our degree is broad so that you can explore various science fields as you think about what specialty to pursue, and our faculty are here to help you along the way.

Degree Option

Associate in Science in Pre-Professional Health
Generally, these professions will require post-baccalaureate degrees.  Our degree gets you on the right path.  Check out our Pre-Professional Health Degree brochure.

Career Options

Careers include:
  • Dentistry
  • Medicine
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Optometry
  • Pharmacy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Veterinary Medicine

You can learn more about the expected job growth, transfer institutions, and types of positions in this field by going to the links below:
Bureau of Labor Statistics
Public Health Careers
Master's Degree in Public Health
Affordable Pharmacy Schools

Supporting Employers

Employers in our local area include hospitals, medical clinics, and pharmacies.

Bay College Main,
2001 N Lincoln Road, Escanaba, MI 49829
906.786.5802 Main Campus Directions