Samford University has a long tradition of preparing students for careers as physicians, dentists, optometrists, and veterinarians. Students interested in the health professions may major in any discipline and are guided through their prerequisite courses by the health professions advisory committee. The committee currently consists of Dr. Jim Angel, Dr. David Garza, and Dr. George Keller. The committee talks with students about their career goals, and facilitates the preparation of the letter of evaluation required by all professional schools.
Samford University also has an active Alpha Epsilon Delta chapter. AED sponsors service projects, visits to local professional schools, speakers, and social events.
Whether you are a prelaw student at Samford, a prospective student, or a student who is considering law as a career, the Samford Prelaw program is designed to help you decide whether to go to law school, to show you the steps for applying, and to inform you about career possibilities in law.
The Preministerial Scholars Program is designed to equip students preparing for church-related ministries. Each year, a limited number of merit scholarships are offered to entering freshmen. The Preministerial Scholars Program is highly competitive. Selected students participate in the academic study of religion, internships, and cadres.