Brigham Young University. Preprofessional Advisement Office

The Preprofessional Advisement Office was created in 2006 from the Prelaw Advisement Center and the Health Professions Advisement Office.


Established: 2006

Location: Provo, Utah (2006- )


The Preprofessional Advisement Office exists to consult with students seeking professional degrees in such fields as medicine, law, architecture, and management, and assist in preparing students for admission to professional school. Assistance is offered with admissions exams, applications, and various other necessaries.

Assets and Administrative Structure

Advisors run the office, reporting to the Dean of Students.

Associated Units

Superior unit: Brigham Young University. Student Life (2006- )

Earlier unit: Brigham Young University. Prelaw Advisement Center (2006)

Earlier unit: Brigham Young University. Health Professions Advisement Office (2006)


Brigham Young University 2006-2007 Undergraduate Catalog: p. 24 (first mention of Preprofessional Advisement Center; Health Professions Advisement Office no longer listed, nor the various different advisors which are in the catalogs from 1990-2006—supposed that Health Professions Advisement is incorporated, along with Prelaw, into Preprofessional Advisement Center)

Brigham Young University 2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog WWW Site: Advisement Resources page (“The Preprofessional Advisement Center serves students preparing to apply to professional graduate programs, specifically law, health (medical, dental, etc.), and graduate management (MBA, MPA, etc.). For those students who are interested in such professional graduate programs, the center offers individual counseling, admissions advice, and courses to help students explore these fields and prepare for the study and practice of the student's chosen field. The center is open to freshmen through seniors from any major.”)

Maintenance Information

Record ID: EAC-2010-00021

Creator: UPB