SchoolSchool of Arts & Sciences
Prepare for a rewarding career in a flexible, challenging health care field. Be a servant leader in your profession and your community.
What You’ll Learn
Your coursework will have a strong focus on biology and the sciences, preparing you for acceptance to a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM) degree program. The 10-course pre-podiatric concentration can be taken with any Mary undergraduate program.
- Prepare for a DPM program.
In addition to your coursework, you can engage in independent research projects, seminars, and panel discussions that will help you get into — and succeed in — a podiatric medical school.
- Be mentored by experienced faculty.
You’ll receive individual attention in small-class settings and work closely with faculty who are distinguished educators and recognized leaders in their areas.
- Strengthen your skills of servant leadership.
Develop the Christian, Catholic, and Benedictine values of servant leadership that distinguish a Mary education and are much-needed in all health-related professions.
Please visit our catalog for admission requirements and a full list of our courses.
Careers & Outcomes
Podiatrists — medical professionals who specialize in treating the foot and ankle — find jobs in diverse health care settings. From the American Association of Colleges of Podiatric Medicine: “Advances in the treatment of sports injuries, coupled with the active lifestyles of the aging baby boomer population, have made podiatrists an important part of our health-care teams.”
- Surgical podiatry specialist
- Sports medicine specialist
- Geriatric specialist
- Public health director