Mission The Office of Pre-Professional Advising serves to facilitate UAH undergraduates, graduate students, and alumni in their individual process of pursuing of a career in health-related professions and preparing for a career of service. The Office of Pre-Professional Advising is committed to providing tools, support, resources, and academic and career advising in order to meet the individual needs of pre-professional students. Vision The Office of Pre-Professional Advising is committed to promoting student success by: Providing a welcome and open environment where personal growth, discovery, curiosity, and leadership are encouraged Developing an equally valuable individual and community experience that meet the distinctive needs of the students Empowering students to understand and demonstrate social and ethical responsibility Facilitating a commitment to volunteerism in preparation for a career of service Encouraging students to interact, collaborate, and learn from students with a variety of backgrounds and perspectives Fostering collaborative relationships with those within the university, surrounding community, and professional partners Process If an individual is just starting to consider a health career or is already submitting their application to a health program, the Office of Pre-Professional Advising assists individuals with planning, procedures, and information. Being "Pre-Professional" is an addition to a degree at UAH. Individuals maintain all the benefits of an Academic Advisor, to confirm they are on track to graduate, while gaining a Pre-Professional Advisor to ensure they are building a competitive application and meeting professional goals. The Office of Pre-Professional Advising provides information on various health careers, shadowing options, internships, personal statement help, interviewing skills techniques, research opportunities, summer programs, and post-baccalaureate and graduate programs in various medical or health related fields.