When you begin your journey to a health care career at La Sierra University, you will:
Receive assistance with applications to professional programs.
Receive advice on how to be a competitive applicant.
Have advisors who care about you as an individual and want to see you succeed.
Benefit from a recommendation committee.
Have access to on-site consultations from the Loma Linda University Schools of Medicine, Dentistry, and Pharmacy.
Be able to do an on-site interview with the Loma Linda University School of Nursing.
La Sierra University Pre-Health students are represented strongly at Loma Linda University. However, our graduates in 2015 were accepted to a range of institutions. They are enrolled in Schools of Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Allied Health, and a variety of programs. Some of the schools where our 2015 graduates were accepted include:
First-year students meet with their academic coach/advisor each week for their first two quarters. Then they are assigned an advisor from their major department who will help them choose the classes they need to complete their program.
A lot of learning takes place outside of the classroom. The Division of Student Life is headquarters for student government, activities, organizations, spiritual life, and much more to enhance your college experience.
We want you to find a good job after you finish your degree at La Sierra. The Career Services Center, located in the Zapara School of Business, is prepared to guide you through your job search process.
All undergraduate students at La Sierra University participate in a comprehensive general education curriculum called University Studies, which is rooted in the concept of liberal education as a formative and transformative process. University Studies offers an integrated curriculum that:
stimulates the meaning-centered development of its students.
familiarizes students with the various academic disciplines.
exposes students to intercultural, international and inter-ethnic concerns.
encourages students to recognize the importance of developing a personal value system to distinguish between right and wrong.