Health Sciences and Pre-Professional Health

Program Director/Program Coordinator
NameDr. James Salazar
TitleAssociate Professor of Biology
Program AreaBiology
Admin SupportJo Ann Palomo Ext. 317
Student Success Coach/Advisor

Geisu Lewis

Dr. Latoya Mills


Your Pathway

Health Sciences and Pre-Professional Health

Degree Plan

Galveston College offers the Associate of Science degree with courses that will satisfy many health sciences and pre-professional degrees. The College offers the first two-years of curriculum for students wishing to complete a bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences (such as Clinical Laboratory Sciences, Occupational Therapy, Transfer Nursing, etc.) as well as pre-professional degrees (such as pre-med, pre-vet or pre-dental). Students should identify early the institution to which they intend to transfer to for specific requirements.


Associate of Science
The program curriculum has been designed for students who plan to pursue a health or pre-professional degree at a senior college or university after completing their studies at Galveston College. Upon successful completion of the prescribed courses, the student will be eligible to graduate from Galveston College with an Associate of Science Degree.

Courses Offered

See the most recent college catalog for specific degree requirements and course descriptions. Additionally, online course options are available for local and distance learning students.