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Southwestern’s professors are leaders in their fields. More than 55% of faculty have a doctoral degree. With professors conducting ground-breaking research on campus and in the field, students are guaranteed an education that is useful beyond the walls of the classroom.

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With students hailing from more than 22 countries, the learning experience at Southwestern is not limited to the classroom.

Pre-Professional

Pre-professional Programs

Southwestern Adventist University offers preparation for a number of professional programs that are offered at other universities. Certain professional programs build upon a four-year baccalaureate degree from Southwestern Adventist University. Others require one, two or three years of undergraduate preparation at Southwestern Adventist University before transferring to complete the program requirements. In either case, these professional programs typically include a specific list of required courses.

Students in pre-professional programs that involve a four-year degree from Southwestern Adventist University are encouraged to consult routinely with their major advisor and their pre-professional advisor.

For further information including program prerequisites, click on the heading and meet with the pre-professional advisor.

Pre-Engineering

Advisor: Paulos Berhane

Currently Southwestern Adventist University coordinates with Walla Walla University and Andrews University to offer the first year of an undergraduate program in Engineering.

Pre-Law

Advisor: Elizabeth Bowser

A graduate degree in law can be built on any four-year degree at Southwestern Adventist University. There are no specific prerequisite courses. However, a degree in the social sciences (such as History or Social Studies) can be a particularly useful background for law school.

Pre-Medicine

Advisor: Suzanne Phillips

A Medical Doctor program is a graduate program building upon any four-year baccalaureate degree from Southwestern Adventist University that includes a specified list of prerequisites. Southwestern Adventist University coordinates with the medical program at Loma Linda University.

Pre-Pharmacy

Advisor: Lawrence Turner

A Doctor of Pharmacy program is a graduate program building upon any four-year baccalaureate degree from Southwestern Adventist University that includes a specified list of prerequisites. Southwestern Adventist University coordinates with the pharmacy program at Loma Linda University.