Pre-Health Professions

The Houghton philosophy of pre-professional education in the healthcare fields combines excellence in training with strong commitment to Christian service.

Houghton strives to be an integral part of providing the best in teaching, training, mentoring and equipping for tomorrow’s healthcare workers. Moreover, the faculty is committed to working closely with each student in understanding and developing the talents, gifts and passions God has uniquely given for service in His Kingdom. Upon completion of undergraduate training at Houghton, students are prepared to continue their training in a variety of healthcare fields with competence and confidence as well as a clear sense of God’s calling.

Pre-Health Advisors

Program Advisor
Pre-Nursing Dr. Jamie Potter (view bio)
Pre-Medical Dr. Jamie Potter (view bio) and Dr. Paul Martino (view bio)
Pre-Pharmacy Dr. Jamie Potter (view bio)
Pre-Physical Therapy Dr. Ransom Poythress (view bio)

Pre-Health Careers and Outcomes

Preparation in a pre-health program at Houghton opens doors to a variety of careers.

What They're Doing

  • Director of clinical ethics
  • Dentist
  • Medical missionaries
  • Nurse
  • Optometrists
  • Pharmacist
  • Physician
  • Physician assistant
  • Physical therapist
  • Veterinarian

Grad Schools Attended

  • Cornell University
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Penn State College of Medicine – Hershey
  • New York College of Optometry
  • University at Buffalo
  • University of Rochester
  • Vanderbilt University