Department of Psychology

Bachelor of Science in Psychology, PreHealth Sciences Concentration

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Why Choose the Psychology, PreHealth Sciences Program?

You have the option of earning a Bachelor of Science degree with a concentration in Prehealth Sciences in the Department of Psychology at Wright State University. This concentration prepares you for a career in health professions: chiropractic, dentistry, medicine, occupational therapy, optometry, pharmacy, physical therapy, physician assistant, podiatry, and veterinary medicine.
Graduates are socially skilled problem solvers—adaptable and prepared with extensive knowledge of human behavior.

The PreHealth Sciences concentration is designed to provide opportunities to achieve six outcomes:

  • Understand human behavior, including people’s motivations and feelings, with an emphasis on topics related to health science.
  • Use research skills to define goals, identify problems, and develop potential solutions within a health sciences perspective. Use critical evaluation skills to collect, analyze, and interpret data.
  • Adhere to strong ethical principles, particularly relating to work practices and the protection of information and privacy.
  • Communicate information effectively, both verbally and in writing, including technical material.
  • Work effectively in teams, both as a member and as a leader, and with people from diverse backgrounds.
  • Have strong self-management skills, know how to define and achieve goals in unclear situations, see projects from idea to final result, and balance work/life responsibilities.

Academics and Curriculum

View Bachelor of Science in Psychology, PreHealth Sciences Concentration program information, degree requirements, and graduation planning strategy in the Academic Catalog.


Students must apply for admission to Wright State University.

Psychology majors interested in applying to the PreHealth Concentration must be classified as Bachelor of Science (BS) degree-seeking student.