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High School Students

As a high school student, you are in a position to choose from a many different types of health care careers. The good news is that you can find a fulfilling, financially-rewarding career in hospitals, medical clinics, or dental offices with one of several bachelor’s degrees. And, that same bachelor’s degree can also serve as a stepping stone to apply to doctoral level professions in medicine, dentistry, or other health related professions.

Help getting started

Regardless of what program interests you most, UMMC’s Office of Enrollment Management can help you get started. Contact a student admissions officer for more information.

Professional programs

Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD)

Doctor of Medicine (MD)

Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD)

Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)

Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)
Although admissions to this program are conducted through the University of Mississippi in Oxford, students in the PharmD program at the University of Mississippi complete their third and fourth professional years at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson.

Undergraduate programs

Dental Hygiene – traditional (BS)

Health Informatics and Information Management – online coursework (BS)

Health Sciences (BS)

Histotechnology (BS)

Medical Laboratory Science (BS)

Nursing – Freshman Early Entry (FEE-BSN)
Nursing majors at Millsaps College, Mississippi State University, the University of Mississippi and Tougaloo College may be eligible for our Freshman Early Entry program. Ask your UMMC student admissions officer for details.

Nursing – traditional (BSN)

Radiologic Sciences (BS)