Health Professions Advising Office (HPAO)

University of Mississippi

Professional 2+/3+

For most Health Professions, any academic major is acceptable, as long as the course requirements for professional schools are successfully completed.  Click on the “Health Professions” tile of this webpage to see a list of health professions and information about each profession, including a list of UM courses that are required.  Different professional schools may have slightly different requirements for courses.  However, the curriculum sheets for specific health professions on this web site are a general and useful guide.

Admission to ALL the health professions is competitive, and students should be encouraged to investigate the range of professions as early as possible by visiting  There is no single pathway for entering any health profession, so encourage your advisees to take advantage of the information and programs that we offer.