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Life After College


Interested in pursuing graduate or professional school? Want to jump right into a career? These OMA&D programs can get you ready for your next step after earning an undergraduate degree.

The Ronald E. McNair Postbaccaleaureate Achievement Program prepares eligible students for doctoral studies through research, scholarly activities and mentorship. McNair Scholars work closely with faculty members on self-designed research projects, publish their work in the McNair Scholars Journal, present research at conferences, participate in GRE preparatory courses, attend seminars and workshops geared toward graduate studies, and receive academic counseling.

The Early Identification Program prepares undergraduates from diverse backgrounds for graduate school through research, advising, seminars, coursework and social activities. Graduate advisors help students identify their goals, develop strategies to maximize their undergraduate experiences, explore various career options and prepare strong graduate school applications. EIP also awards a number of outstanding students with the Presidential and STEM Scholarships to conduct year-long research projects with a faculty mentor.

The Health Sciences Center Minority Students Program develops and implements initiatives in collaboration with the health sciences schools, biomedical and behavioral science departments, and campus partners to facilitate participation and success of underrepresented minority students pursuing these fields.