Health Sciences

The mission of Health Sciences Advising is to provide information to students who are preparing for careers in the health sciences. Whether you hope to become a physician, dentist, veterinarian, nurse, physician's assistant, or other health care professional, we offer curriculum and academic guidance, including course selections and scheduling as well as career and admissions counseling.

Orientation Students

We hope we see you this summer at the Health Professions Presentation at 2:00 of the first day of your Orientation session.  Here's what we'll cover during presentation.

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  UCSB Pre-Health Advising

Pre-health Advising Team

Letters and Science Pre-health Advising 

Located in:

1117 Cheadle Hall

Email us at

For appointments or information, call (805) 893-2038.

Academic Planning and Course Scheduling--

Academic Advisors: Nadia Mei and Scott Kassner
Peer advisor: Lauren Hocker

Career, Admissions, Applications, Interviews, and Internships--

Counselor & Director:  Dr. Stephen Blain, by appointment only, call (805) 893-2038

Walk-in Advising Hours
Walk-ins are for 10 minutes only.

Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.*

*Days and time are subject to change.

Career Services

Located in:

Building 599(next to the Humanities and Social Sciences Buidling and across from Storke Tower)


Career and Professional School Exploration and Preparation, Internship and Volunteer Opportunities--

STEM Career Counselors:  Maddie Foster (805 893-2522) and Derek Musashe (805 893-4043)


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Explore Heatlh Careers

A good place to start a general search of health careers is where you'll learn about the wide array of health professions. For undocumented students, Pre-health Dreamers s a good resource.


Pre-medical Information


Pre-dental Information


Pre-pharmacy Information


Pre-veterinary Information


Pre-podiatry Information


Pre-optometry Information

Physician’s Assistant

Pre-physician’s assistant Information


Pre-nursing Information

Physical Therapy

Pre-physical therapy Information

Public Health

Pre-public health Information

Clinical Experience

Clinical Experience Information

Health Science Honors Program

Health Science Honors Program Information

Student Organizations

Student Organization Information