足病医师

About the Pre-Podiatry Program

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足病医师 provide medical and surgical care for people suffering foot, ankle and lower leg problems. They diagnose illnesses, treat injuries, and perform surgery. 足病医师 treat calluses, ingrown toenails, heel spurs and arch problems. They also treat foot and leg problems associated with diabetes and other diseases.

The Pre-Podiatry program at bet36365体育 is designed to fulfill the admission requirements at most podiatry schools, but students should check with the specific schools to which they intend to apply to ensure that all requirements are met.

A minimum of 90 semester hours are required for admission at most podiatry schools. However, the majority of students entering podiatry school have a baccalaureate degree. Pre-Podiatry program is intended to be completed concurrently with a bachelor's degree.

 

PROGRAM INFORMATION GUIDE

Responsibilities of a podiatrist:

  • Examines patients’ feet, ankles and lower legs
  • Diagnoses ailments such as ingrown toenails, arch problems or fractures
  • Recommends X-rays and lab tests before identifying a particular ailment
  • Prescribes medications
  • Performs surgical procedures
  • Carries out administrative duties
  • Prescribes orthotics for arch problems

Advantages that bet36365体育 has to offer Pre-Podiatry students:

  • Smaller class size with low student-to-faculty ratio
  • Laboratory experiences
  • Opportunities for student research
  • Strong science preparation
  • Academic advising and mentoring
  • Contact with local professionals
  • Extensive health careers course
  • Health science seminar course
  • Application process assistance
  • Shadowing programs
  • Health Science Club
  • Health Careers Fair

Median Pay: $148,720 per year

1% Projected Employment Growth

from 2022 to 2032 根据 U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

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