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School of Health Sciences

Academic Advising
3070 Human Health Building
433 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4452
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(248) 370-2369
shs@oakland.edu

Dean's Office
Human Health Building
(248) 370-3562
inhealth@oakland.edu

School of Health Sciences

Academic Advising
3070 Human Health Building
433 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4452
(location map)
(248) 370-2369
shs@oakland.edu

Dean's Office
Human Health Building
(248) 370-3562
inhealth@oakland.edu

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Pre-clinical Professions

The Bachelor of Science in Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences with a specialization in Pre-clinical Professions in the Department of Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences provides excellent preparation for admission to a variety of professional schools. For a student desiring greater flexibility in planning their academic program that aligns with a specific health sciences career pathway, this specialization may be of interest. 

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Contact Us
Christina R. Lim
Special Instructor and Coordinator
Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences
3169 Human Health Building
lim@oakland.edu

Nancy Demo
Executive Secretary
3115 Human Health Building
demo@oakland.edu
(248) 364-8673

Curriculum

The Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences major requires a cumulative GPA of 2.80 or higher for all specializations. The pre-clinical education consists of 2-4 years of prerequisite and specialized classroom instruction meant to establish competencies in core scientific disciplines. For CDS core curriculum and course grade requirements, students are required to review the Undergraduate Catalog.

The curricula for some CDS specializations may require additional courses, depending on the individual professional program requirements. Students should consult with the CDS adviser for the academic option most suitable for the individual student’s academic career goals.

Career Information

Job Outlook
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), employment of health care occupations is projected to grow 14 percent from 2018 to 2028, adding nearly 2 million jobs.

Average Salary
BLS reports that the median annual wage for health care practitioners and technical occupations was $68,190 in 2019.