Opportunities

Miami students are involved in internships, research, volunteering, and international healthcare experiences Miami students are involved in internships, research, volunteering, and international healthcare experiences Miami students are involved in internships, research, volunteering, and international healthcare experiences

The Mallory-Wilson Center can enrich your education by providing opportunities for experiential learning, financial support, and by highlighting healthcare-related curricular opportunities offered by other programs and departments at Miami University.

Internships

Robert Kimble and Taylor Malchow interning at  Five Rivers Family Health CenterRobert Kimble and Taylor Malchow interning at Five Rivers Family Health CenterThe Mallory-Wilson Center provides Miami University pre-healthcare students with significant, in-depth, firsthand experience by offering internships known as preceptorships. Students work for one week with a practicing physician, most of whom are Miami alums.

Scholarships

There are several scholarship opportunities available to pre-professional students in healthcare-related fields.

Study Abroad and Study Away

At Miami University, students can combine a study abroad or study away experience in the context of healthcare experience or preceptorship. Global Initiatives - Education Abroad/Away is a great resource for researching and finding a program that can suit their needs.  They offer a variety of programs, including both credit and non-credit programs, faculty-led programs, exchange programs, programs during the academic year or winter/summer programs, and more.

Undergraduate Research

At Miami, research opportunities are everywhere. Each year, more than 2,000 Miami students work with professors on funded research. It doesn't matter if your passion is public service, natural sciences, or social sciences, there's a research program that will work for you.

Student Pre-health Clubs and Organizations

the HUBThere is a wide array of student pre-health clubs and organizations in which pre-professional students in healthcare-related fields participate. Explore the richness of student interests at the Hub, our clearinghouse for all student club activities on campus.

Related Curriculum and Programming

Miami University offers a diverse curriculum that may be of special interest to students pursuing careers in healthcare professions. Beyond the courses that are are part of the programming offered by the Mallory-Wilson Center or are requirements of the Premedical Studies Co-major, several other programs, departments and divisions offer relevant healthcare-related programming.

Within that programming, students can enrich their academic experience by pursuing minors such as Global Health Studies, Medical Humanities, Medical Sociology, Gerontology (including additional tracks in Aging and Health and in Aging and Public Policy), and Ethics, Society and Culture (offered by the department of Philosophy) or explore majors in Public Health, Speech Pathology and Audiology, and Medical Laboratory Science. Even if a student does not want to complete a minor or pursue a different major, there are hidden gems of health-related courses within these programs that demonstrate the richness of healthcare-related courses at Miami University.