Julian Lutz at dental school, Temple University School of Dentistry SCIENCE AND CERAMICS GAVE HIM A GREAT START - For Julian Lutz '13, a pre-dentistry major now at Temple School of Dentistry, IUP's strength in both the arts and sciences paid off. "The best thing I did besides the science classes was my ceramics class in the Art Dept. It was helpful to me for what I'm doing right now in dental school," he said.

Create Your Future Now with Natural Sciences Preprofessional Programs

The future is no longer uncertain when you define your career path with a natural sciences preprofessional track. The course work is designed to bring clarity and efficiency to your career launch. The advantages are immeasurable. You'll save time and decrease the cost of your education.


With a BS in Natural Science preprofessional program degree, you know exactly what skills you will bring to corporate, private, or nonprofit organizations. But these professions may also lead to administrative and leadership opportunities:

  • Chiropractor
  • Dentist
  • Optometrist
  • Pharmacist
  • Physical therapist
  • Podiatrist

Path to Higher Degrees

With a natural sciences degree from IUP, you can pursue many different higher degrees in the sciences. The following are some of the more common ones:

MS in many of the interdisciplinary sciences such as public health, pharmacology, and biochemistry, to name a few.