Prehealth Prep (PHP-UY)

PHP-UY 1000  Introduction to Prehealth: Healthcare Fields, Requirements, & Resources  (0 Credits)  
Typically offered January term  
Intended for students who are beginning to explore their interests in moving towards admission into healthcare professional graduate programs, this course will provide information on how they can begin to prepare to become a healthcare professional and applying to required graduate programs. It will go over the different healthcare fields and what they entail, the different careers they can pursue related to these fields, as well as the requirements necessary to apply. The course will also introduce students to resources at NYU, in NYC and the tri-state area, within the US and outside of it related to healthcare issues and topics that will enhance their knowledge, their experience and their future applications. The use of the word "medicine" and "healthcare" in this course is mostly all-encompassing to include all healthcare professions.
Grading: Ugrd Tandon Pass/Fail  
Repeatable for additional credit: Yes  
PHP-UY 4000  Preparations for a Health Professional School  (0 Credits)  
Typically offered Fall and Spring  
The Preparations for a Health Professional School course is a non-credit seminar course, required for any student engaging with the prehealth committee, that has the following goals: (1) to review the application timeline, cycles, rules + regulations, and processes + procedures for applying for a committee letter to provide in a Health Professional school applications (2) to introduce strategies and tips for better interviewing and application documents (3) to provide better insight into health professions and the different paths for entry into these fields (4) to foster a better community that discusses questions, problems, issues, and concerns surrounding the prehealth area of study | Prerequisite: Department permission required
Grading: Ugrd Tandon Pass/Fail  
Repeatable for additional credit: No