Pre-Professional Programs for Undergraduates at Concordia University Texas

Jun. 30, 2021 by Adriana Thompson

CTX graduatesMany professions require advanced degrees, such as a master's or doctoral degree, and the pre-professional programs at Concordia University Texas are designed to prepare students for further study in graduate school.

To learn more about the pre-professional programs, connect with a CTX admissions counselor.

The University offers five pre-professional areas of study: law, medical, nursing, physical therapy, and seminary.

Pre-Law Program

Whether you're captivated by corporate law, intrigued by intellectual property law, or thrilled by tax law, Concordia's Pre-Law program is a great way to enhance your undergraduate degree.

In addition to personalized advising, you can receive assistance finding LSAT preparation courses and law schools, compete in law-related competitions, like moot court, and complete a valuable internship in Austin, the legislative hub of Texas.

The Legal Studies minor, which Pre-Law students are encouraged to add, provides an essential foundation of knowledge.


The medical field encompasses a variety of jobs, and Concordia's Pre-Medical program will help you prepare for an advanced degree in the area that interests you.

Concordia has a variety of majors related to the medical field, such as Biology, Chemistry, Global Public Health, Kinesiology, and Nursing.


Ranked as one of the top nursing programs in Texas, Concordia's Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) prepares students to provide exemplary healthcare.

Through the traditional BSN track, you enter as a Pre-Nursing major and complete the Pre-Nursing courses over the first two years of the program. After applying for and being admitted into the Nursing program, you complete the Professional Nursing Sequence during the last two years of the degree.

Did you know that you can secure your spot in Concordia's Nursing program your freshman year? View the admissions requirements for the BSN Direct Entry track.

Pre-Physical Therapy

If you have a passion for helping people regain mobility and manage their pain, consider becoming a physical therapist.

To become a licensed physical therapist, you have to earn a bachelor's degree and a Doctor of Physical Therapy. Concordia's Pre-Physical Therapy program will prepare you with a foundation of knowledge and skills.

The Pre-Physical Therapy concentration for the Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology incorporates courses relevant to the field, including anatomy, physiology, and physics.


Established in 1926 as a school to prepare young men for the ministry, Concordia continues to prepare students for seminary.

The Pre-Seminary program will prepare you for deeper theological studies and pastoral formation at a Christian seminary. To enter the Pre-Seminary program, you are required to add the Pre-Seminary minor to your degree, which allows you to explore Greek, Hebrew, ministry preparation, and the Lutheran Confessions.

Want to learn more about the pre-professional programs at Concordia University Texas? Speak with an admissions counselor today!


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