Michigan Tech Graduate Health Fair

Monday, October 24, 2022 - Friday, October 27, 2022

Michigan Tech's College of Sciences and Arts Pre-Health Program is excited to host our annual Graduate Health Program Fair! Graduate health programs will offer virtual presentations throughout the week. Students will have the opportunity to network, ask questions, and learn more about specific programs! 

To reserve your spot for any of the information sessions, RSVP to Nicole Roeper at nmroeper@mtu.edu or 906-487-2850. Be sure to include the program name and date and time. Have a question? Nicole will be happy to answer any questions you may have, too. See you there!

Programs Attending:


Date/Time Program Description

Bellin College Physical Therapy Program

Tuesday, 1-2pm The DPT is an entry-level degree program that complements foundational movement sciences to prepare physical therapists for today's healthcare challenges. Our curriculum is based on high-quality, engaging coursework including human movement science, clinical reasoning, evidence-based practice, and patient-centered care. Our program is 8 semesters (2 years, 8 months) long with students starting practice classroom learning with patients in their first year.
Central Michigan University's Doctor of Physical Therapy

Tuesday, 3-4pm;

Thursday, 2-3pm

NOTE: The CMU sessions will be in-person in the PT Lab at MTU, room 300 in the Advanced Technology Development Complex Building.

The physical therapy program offered through The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions at CMU is a professional graduate curriculum three years in length. Graduates of the program are awarded a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree (DPT).

We also offer our Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT) degree on the campus of MTU in Houghton, Michigan. The program is offered through interactive distance-learning technologies that connect the Mt. Pleasant and Houghton sites together. Click to learn more about the program.

Central Michigan University College of Medicine

Tuesday, 2-3pm


Central Michigan University College of Medicine is an allopathic medical school focusing on providing education and health care services to the medically underserved communities in Michigan and beyond.
Detroit Mercy Direct Entry Masters Nursing Program

Monday, 9-10am;

Thursday 11-noon

You don't need to be a nurse to earn a master's degree in nursing. If you have a bachelor's degree and want to take advantage of the growing need for nurses, our Master's Entry Advanced Generalist Nursing (MEAGN) program is designed for you. In less than a year and a half, you can begin a nursing career with a graduate-level degree. The first of its kind in Michigan.
Eastern Michigan University Orthotics and Prosthetics

Tuesday, 11-noon;

Wednesday 5-6pm

Orthotics and Prosthetics is a clinical allied healthcare field. O&P clinicians are trained in the evaluation, treatment planning, design, and fitting of bracing and artificial limbs for patients with a variety of neurological, muscular, and orthopedic diseases as well as limb loss and limb difference. It is a unique field that combines patient care with technical skills - it is great for those who like science and art, engineering and working with people, problem solving, and creativity.
Ferris State University Michigan College of Optometry Tuesday, 12-1pm Visualize Your Future... At the Michigan College of Optometry of Ferris State University, you will build a foundation that moves you forward in optometric healthcare. In our Doctor of Optometry program, you will work side-by-side with our expert faculty members to develop the skills, knowledge, and integrity to join the next generation of leaders in the field of optometry.
Grand Valley Athletic Training Program Tuesday, 11-noon The MAT is a graduate two-year degree that provides students with a theoretical and conceptual foundation combined with extensive hands-on clinical experience for professional preparation structured around a cohort model. The athletic training program is designed to engage students in collaborative assignments and projects, common intellectual experiences, a diverse learning environment, and community-based learning; in direct alignment with the University's core value of integrating liberal learning with professional development.
Lawrence Technological University Cardiovascular Perfusion Program

Monday, 1-2pm;

Tuesday, 12-1pm;

Wednesday, 12-1pm;

Thursday, 12-1pm

Lawrence Technological University (LTU) is pleased to announce that it has launched a two-year, Master of Science in Cardiovascular Perfusion (MSCVP) degree program. Perfusionists are trained to operate extracorporeal circulation equipment such as heart-lung machines during open-heart surgery or other medical procedures in which the patients' circulatory or respiratory function is temporarily supported through artificial devices.
Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine Thursday, 11-noon Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine (MCASOM) is a private, national medical school unified by a single, innovative curriculum and educational opportunities across three unique campuses in Arizona, Florida, and Minnesota. MCASOM is committed to fostering a caring environment that embraces a deep regard for human diversity and a genuine understanding and appreciation of differences that will allow all faculty, staff, and learners to achieve and contribute to their fullest potential.

Medical College of Wisconsin

Monday, 11-noon Whether you're a city lover or more in-tune with laid-back living, our nationally-recognized faculty at each campus create a learning environment on the cusp of medical innovation. Early clinical experience at some of the region’s highest-quality hospitals and clinics will expose you to a vast array of patient cases, with the option for both three- and four-year degree programs!

Michigan State University Physician Assistant Program

Thursday, 3-4pm The mission of the Michigan State University PA Medicine Department is to develop an interprofessional educational program that produces clinicians ready to practice in today’s dynamic healthcare environment. The 27-month curriculum will be a 108 credit Master of Science degree in PA Medicine (15 months pre-clinical, 12 months clinical).
Northwestern Health Sciences University Chiropractic School Thursday, 3-4pm

The Doctor of Chiropractic Degree at NWHSU is your opportunity to encounter mentors with a variety of backgrounds and treatment techniques. Get an evidence-informed chiropractic education rooted in the hard sciences. Through an integrative care model, you gain hands-on clinical experiences and exposure to a myriad of complementary healthcare fields.

Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine Monday, 2-3pm

Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine is committed to a mission of developing compassionate physicians who are dedicated to improving the health of their communities, collaboration, and lifelong learning. We believe in and actively practice our values of collaboration, compassion, diversity, equity, and inclusion, excellence, and professionalism.

Palmer College of Chiropractic Monday, 3-4pm Palmer College is the first and largest college of chiropractic in the world. One-third of practicing Doctor of Chiropractic worldwide are Palmer graduates. Palmer trains more students to be evidence-based practitioners than any other chiropractic institution and fosters a passion for learning the science, art and philosophy of chiropractic.
Roosevelt University College of Science, Health and Pharmacy

Monday, 10-11am;

Tuesday, 2-3pm;

Wednesday, 3-4pm;

Thursday, 2-3pm

The Roosevelt University Doctor of Pharmacy program is the first accelerated PharmD in the Midwest. With rigorous, patient-centered courses, you’ll be ready to join the health care team, providing evidence-based pharmaceutical care in all practice settings. Join our community of competent, committed and compassionate pharmacists. The Masters of Arts in Biomedical Sciences (MABS) is an accelerated, 9-month graduate program that allows students to immerse themselves in the upper-level biology and biochemistry topics. The program was designed to provide valuable experiences to students who are taking a “gap” year after graduation, including shadowing.

Rosalind Franklin University Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine

Monday, 2-3pm As part of Rosalind Franklin University (RFU), Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine provides a fully accredited, four-year professional program leading to the Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM) degree, along with opportunities for a combined DPM/PhD degree. Scholl College offers an interprofessional environment and well-rounded medical curriculum that prepares tomorrow’s top physicians and leaders in the field of podiatry.

University at Buffalo School of Public Health and Health Professions, Master of Public Health (MPH)

Tuesday, 11-noon Improve health for people, communities—even entire populations. An MPH from UB, a top 30 public health school, equips you to tackle today’s most pressing issues. With our affordable tuition, you’ll graduate as an in-demand public health professional with more skills, more experience employers value, and less debt.
University at Buffalo- School of Public Health and Health Professions-MA, MS, PhD degrees, Certificates Monday, 3-4pm The University at Buffalo's School of Public Health and Health Professions is one of only a handful of schools across the country that includes health-related professions as an integral component of the public health education. The school is fully accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) and ranked 31st among public health schools in the country. Programs such as Athletic Training, Doctor of Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Clinical Nutrition also hold prestigious accreditations.
University of Michigan Flint- PA, PT, Public Health, OT, and Nursing Thursday, 4-5pm Presenting information for our programs within the College of Health Sciences: -Occupational Therapy (OTD) -Physical Therapy (DPT) -Physician Assistant (MS) -Public Health (MPH).
University of Michigan School of Dentistry Monday, 12-1pm We are a 4-year professional program in dentistry, resulting in the DDS degree
University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy Monday, 12-1pm Ranked #3 among all pharmacy schools in the nation by the U.S. News & World Report. Learn from the world experts and focus on pharmaceutical care! We are the only college of pharmacy in the state of Minnesota, our PharmD program is conveniently offered on two campuses: Duluth and the Twin Cities.
University of Minnesota Genetic Counseling Program Monday, 10-11am This is a full-time, two-year Master of Science program, fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Genetic Counseling (ACGC). Our objective is to provide students with the academic expertise and clinical skills necessary to enter the profession of Genetic Counseling. We integrate selected course work with first-hand diagnostic medical genetics laboratory and clinical genetics experiences.
University of Minnesota Medical School

Monday, 9-10am;

Tuesday, 9-10 am;

Wednesday, 9-10 am;

Thursday, 9-10 am

The University of Minnesota Medical School spans two campuses- the Twin Cities and Duluth. As one of the largest medical schools in the country, we are committed to diversity and training physicians to meet the needs of diverse communities. We are focused on helping deliver better outcomes to patients more efficiently, and improving lives across our state and around the world.
University of Wisconsin- Madison Occupational Therapy Program Tuesday, 10-11am The University of Wisconsin–Madison Doctor of Occupational Therapy program is an innovative clinical doctorate program specifically for individuals who want to become Occupational Therapists who are equipped with skills and knowledge to transform our nation’s health and education systems, and address the needs of diverse communities. The program includes the fundamentals of occupational therapy as well as courses on excellence in clinical practice, wellness, leadership, and the development and application of evidence in occupational therapy. Our mission is to train highly skilled Occupational Therapists to become visionary leaders and advocates in interprofessional practice.
Wayne State University's Occupational Therapy Program Wednesday, 1-2pm The Wayne State University occupational therapy program has a reputation for training compassionate and innovative healthcare professionals. The program helps students develop skills in clinical practice, research, entrepreneurship, technology, and advocacy with the goal of creating culturally competent practitioners who will provide services in traditional and emerging practice areas. Students work with leading-edge equipment, are mentored by experts in the field with “hands-on” assignments, and gain dynamic group experience in the program.
Wayne State University's Pathologists' Assistant Program Wednesday, 9-10am

A Pathologists’ Assistant (PA) is a healthcare professional trained to practice as a physician extender in the surgical and forensic pathology laboratory setting where, under the direction and supervision of a pathologist, the PA (or Path Assistant) ensures quality healthcare delivery. Our 2-year Master of Science program is recognized nationally for its forensic pathology training and its diversified surgical pathology clinical rotations.

Wayne State University's Doctorate of Physical Therapy Program Monday, 11-noon The Wayne State University Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program provides students with comprehensive preparation for providing physical therapy services. The curriculum provides students with both a depth and breadth of knowledge, skills, and professional behaviors necessary for excellence in physical therapy practice. The DPT curriculum requires 10 semesters of full-time course work over the course of 3.5 calendar years. The DPT program is considered a “lockstep” curriculum, meaning that the courses are taken in a specific sequence meant to build each student’s knowledge and skill.
Wayne State University's Doctor of Pharmacy Program Thursday, 10-11am The Wayne State Doctor of Pharmacy program gives students vital coursework combined with ongoing interaction with patients and healthcare professionals. The pharmacy program is affiliated with several major hospitals and pharmacies in the area, providing students with a wealth of educational opportunities related to both health system pharmacy and community pharmacy practice. Overall, the program is designed to provide not only technical knowledge but also to foster the critical thinking, leadership, and professionalism that is important to a career in pharmacy.

Western Atlantic University School of Medicine (WAUSM) MD Program

Wednesday, 4-5pm Offering a medical education above, Western Atlantic University School of Medicine (WAUSM) awards MD degrees. Our curriculum has been built to provide students with the academic knowledge, clinical skills, and patient-centered focus needed to lead within their place of practice and community. Students will learn within an integrated, collaborative environment that emphasizes thinking skills and application of knowledge to solve problems and become continuous learners.
Western Michigan Stryker School of Medicine Thursday, 10-11pm

At Western Michigan Stryker School of Medicine, our goal is to attract students from across the nation who are prepared academically and socially to succeed in medical school. We understand you’re more than your MCAT scores and GPA. We value students who:

Work together as a team
Demonstrate compassion
Have a dedication to serve others
Know how to problem solve
Can communicate effectively
Make decisions with integrity

Western Michigan University Doctor of Physical Therapy Program Tuesday, 5-6pm The Doctor of Physical Therapy program at WMU is an innovative, contemporary and student-centered program built on a strong foundation of discovery, challenge, collaboration and professionalism, committed to developing practitioners who value and exhibit excellence, leadership and a commitment to serving the local and global community. Our DPT program is fully accredited by CAPTE, consists of 110 credit hours, and can be completed in 2.5 years!
Western University Occupational Therapy Program Wednesday, 5-6pm Since 1922, the Occupational Therapy Program at WMU has been a leader and innovator in the field, and our graduates have made significant contributions throughout the nation and the world. In 2022 we celebrate our 100th anniversary, commemorating a tradition of excellence and committing to a bold future. Our entry-level Occupational Therapy Doctorate Program program launched in Summer 2020. The program is 98 credit hours and can be completed in less than 3 years!