Graduate & Professional School

When you're ready to start thinking about attending graduate or professional school, drop by the Career Development Center and see the Krista Leighton, Director of Career Development. We have an extensive collection of resources and the expertise to help you...

  • Explore options in your areas of interest
  • Research and explore the best graduate and/or professional school programs
  • Focus your academic coursework towards your long term career goals
  • Prepare for admission's tests (DAT,GRE, GMAT, LSAT, MAT, OAT, PCAT, PRAXIS,VCAT)
  • Prepare your application
  • Write your personal essays
  • Request reference letters to be written on your behalf
  • Ace the interview
  • Build survival skills to ensure your success


Admission Guides for Graduate and Professional School

  • A comprehensive geographic directory of graduate schools in the United States along with test preparation information & recommended book.
  • American Medical Association -Connect with other students, find financial aid or even choose a specialty to understand medical ethics. What you need to know - all in one place.
  • DGR Web - Comprehensive source of information on chemical research, researchers, & graduate schools in the US & Canada & Mexico.
  • - Graduate School Testing.
  • Finances - Life after college.
  • - Find the Graduate school for you whether it is a campus, online or hybrid college or university. Search by subject and specialty and your preference of online university, campus based university or both.
  • Graduate School Master's and PhD Program Guide - A comprehensive graduate school resource that systematically sorts out available graduate school programs in the U.S.
  • Graduate Guide - search graduate school programs in the United States and Canada. This site will help you find colleges and universities that offer accredited graduate programs that most interest you.
  • Graduate School Rankings - Take a look at the College school ranked on the U.S News Scale
  • Graduate School Resources - A directory of accredited online colleges and universities that fit your own educational needs.
  • GRE by ETS -Receive help with preparing for the GR. Practices problems and solutions available for the various sections of the test. Downloadable practice books for subject tests in Psychology, Physics Mathematics, English Literature, Chemistry Biology and Biochemistry.
  • Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions - Where will you take yourself? Take practices tests provided by Kaplan to get ready to make the big move onto graduate school.
  • Financial Aid for Graduate School  
  • Financial Aid (additional)
  • Financial Aid (additional)
  • Timeline for Applying to Graduate School
  • Requesting Letters of Recommendation 
  • U.S.News University Directory - All you will need to increase your earning potential with an online degree program, or traditional on-campus degree. Find associate's degrees, bachelor's degrees, master's degrees,online MBA programs, doctoral and PhD degrees, and certificate programs.


Admissions Tests and Study Guides



  • Business Degree Online - a comprehensive resource for business career and education information of all types. Search over 2,800 schools that offer business degrees on-campus and online; see profiles about 20 career specialties &interviews with experts in the field.
  • Career Overview -  Planning for a Business Career? Find reliable and relevant information on variety of careers in business.
  • Online Business Programs- Interested in Business Programs and Graduate School Resources.


Graduate Schools for Educators


Health Professions


American Dental Association -Careers and Education resource for those aspiring to have a career in dentistry

Go Dental - The voice of dental education. Get the highlights and guide to going dental.

Nursing - A comprehensive nursing education resource, featuring a directory of over 2,300 nursing schools.

Premium Education Tips- Nursing Schools -free resource designed to enhance student outcomes and promote academic excellence.


Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry - Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry (ASCO) promoting the optometry education. Find graduate programs across the country as well as a guide to the admissions test.

Southern California College of Optometry - Southern California College of Optometry 


Pharmacy College Admissions Test - Pharmacy College Admissions Test Practice registration and other resources for success


Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges - The Association of America Veterinary Medical Colleges helps you explore options and learn about the career field.

Veterinary School Admissions 101 -Give yourself the best chances of being admitted.


Law and Public Affairs

  • Criminal Justice Careers - Compare education requirements, salary, and job availably in the field.
  • Forensic Sciences Careers - Find information on the top forensics degrees, careers, schools and programs. You will see information on how to land a career in the forensics field and an idea of what life will be like once you've landed your new career.
  • Law School Admission Coucnil -Find test dates in the US and in other countries worldwide and find forums in cities around the country.
  • -Ten of some of the best LSAT Practice tests.
  • Paralegal Degrees and Careers- An extensive collection of paralegal degree and paralegal career information for researching the best paralegal schools, degrees, programs and certificates.


Other Resources