Your Path in Pre-Podiatry
If you aspire to pursue a career in podiatry, strategic planning of your undergraduate program is essential to meet the prerequisites for admission to podiatry school. Podiatrists are vital health care professionals, specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of foot and ankle conditions to enhance overall well-being.
While the University of South Dakota's pre-podiatry program is carefully structured to provide students with a curriculum that covers essential required courses, students are encouraged to consult individual podiatry schools for specific admission requirements. Getting guidance from advisors is crucial to develop a study plan aligned with the admission requirements of the student's preferred podiatry schools.
This pre-podiatry program does not lead to a degree. Explore the details provided below and refer to our frequently asked questions to gain insights into how the pre-podiatry program will shape your USD education and prepare you for success.
Degrees & Offerings
USD's pre-podiatry program is designed to prepare you for podiatry school applications. While you won't graduate with a degree specifically in pre-podiatry, the program complements your chosen major, providing a comprehensive pre-professional curriculum. Advising plays a critical role in navigating any pre-professional path, so it's essential to convey your interest in podiatry school to your advisor and discuss how this decision will impact your education at USD.