Liberal Arts Transfer - Pre-Professional Health

Associate in Science

Program number: 208002


The Health Pre-major prepares students to enter and be successful in professional health programs at bachelor's degree granting institutions and beyond. Many students in the Health Pre-major transfer to complete bachelor’s degrees in nursing (BSN), pharmacy, or veterinary medicine. The Pre-major features a rigorous focus in math and science to ensure that students are ready for their future studies and career. Specific transfer agreements are available for transferring into four-year colleges, including the University of Wisconsin at Madison. 

The Health Pre-major does not provide certification to work as a healthcare professional. Students in this Pre-major transfer to complete their bachelor's in nursing (BSN) or other occupation from a certified program at another institution. Students interested in obtaining an associate degree in Nursing (ADN), which prepares students for immediate entry into the workforce as a Registered Nurse, may earn their degree directly from Madison College. Students may also be interested in Madison College's Associate Degree Nursing (R.N.) Program

For details, contact faculty advisor Dr. Jeannine Szczech (

Plan Your Path to Success!

To stay up to date on your progress, be sure to view your advisement report regularly!

Program Details

Students earning the Associate of Science degree can attend full or part-time.

Liberal Arts Transfer classes may be offered at these Madison College campuses:

  • Madison - Truax
  • Madison - South
  • Madison - West
  • Reedsburg
  • Portage
  • Fort Atkinson
  • Watertown

Explore financial aid eligibility for this program. 

Some of the courses for this program may be available online.


To Apply

After Acceptance

Once you are admitted into your program, review the Start of Semester Checklist to prepare for your first day of classes at MATC. 


Contact Enrollment Services at or (608) 246-6210.


Prospective program students, the information below reflects the basic requirements for students admitted for the 2019-2020 academic year. To learn more about Madison College, visit us.

Current program students (including newly admitted), go directly to your Degree Progress Report (also referred to as an Advising Report or Academic Requirements) to view:

  • Progress toward your specific requirements
  • Alternative (in lieu of) courses to meet specific requirements

If you have questions after reviewing your report, please see Advising Services.


After completing your associate of science degree at Madison College, you will be able to:

  • Use identified critical thinking skills to pose questions, process information and make decisions.
  • Engage in collaborative activities in ways that contribute to the achievement of shared goals.
  • Exhibit self-awareness and self-management skills necessary to succeed in increasingly challenging academic environments.
  • Recognize the contributions of diverse cultures, historical periods and art forms to the improvement of the human condition in a global society.
  • Compute and analyze quantitative data using mathematical, statistical and logical methods to solve problems.
  • Explore physical and social environments using scientific tools and methods.
  • Communicate with varied audiences by:
    • Listening actively in personal and professional relationships.
    • Reading and comprehending written materials in the content areas at grade 14 level.
    • Synthesizing and organizing information for diverse audiences.
  • Research a question by planning and implementing an appropriate investigative strategy and synthesizing the results in an academic document.
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