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Bachelors Admission Requirements

Track I and Track II

In addition to the admission standards of the institution and the general admission requirements of the School of Health Related Professions, candidates seeking admission to the Health Sciences program (Track I and Track II) must:

  1. Have an associate degree or a minimum of 60 semester hours of academic credit from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning;
  2. Submit:
    • A copy of a current license, registration, or certification in a health care field (Track I)
    • An employee verification from their previous or current supervisor in a health care institution (Track II only); or
    • Documentation detailing observation of various clinical and/or administrative support roles within the health care environment (Track II only)
    • Documentation of a recent community service within the health care environment (Track II only)
  3. Have a minimum overall cumulative grade point average of 2.00 on 4.00 scale; and
  4. Have successfully completed (a grade of C or better) the following minimum prerequisite requirements:

Prerequisite Courses

Prerequisite CoursesNumber of CoursesSemester Hours
English Composition26
Social or Behavioral Science126
College Algebra, Quantitative Reasoning, or Higher Mathematics13
Humanities and Fine Arts239
Natural Science326
Electives30
Total Prerequisites60

Course Choices

1Social and behavioral sciences include courses such as anthropology, economics, political science, psychology or sociology.
2Humanities and fine arts include courses such as art history, dance, history, modern languages, music, philosophy, religion or theatre.
3Natural sciences include courses such as astronomy, anatomy and physiology, biology, chemistry, geology, physics or physical science.
The program director and the dean must approve any exceptions to the requirements listed above. 

 

Track III

In addition to the admission standards of the institution and the general admission requirements of the School of Health Related Professions, candidates seeking admission to the Health Sciences program (Track III Healthcare Generalist) must:

  1. Must meet the requirements of the Complete 2 Compete (C2C) Initiative. Please visit http://www.msc2c.org/ to see if you qualify.
  2. Have a minimum of 90 semester hours of academic credit from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning;
  3. Submit:
    • An employee verification from their previous or current supervisor in a healthcare institution; or
    • Documentation detailing observation of various clinical and/or administrative support roles within the healthcare environment; or
    • Documentation of a recent community service within the health care environment
  4. Have a minimum overall cumulative grade point average of 2.00 on 4.00 scale;
  5. Have not attended a postsecondary institution within 24 consecutive months of application; 
  6. Not have already earned a postsecondary baccalaureate degree; and
  7. Successfully complete (a grade of C or better) the following minimum prerequisite requirements:

Prerequisite Courses

Prerequisite Courses*Number of CoursesSemester Hours
English Composition26
Social or Behavioral Science126
College Algebra, Quantitative Reasoning, or Higher Mathematics13
Humanities and Fine Arts239
Natural Science326
Academic Electives60
Total Prerequisites90

Course Choices

1Social and behavioral sciences include courses such as anthropology, economics, political science, psychology or sociology.
2Humanities and fine arts include courses such as art history, dance, history, modern languages, music, philosophy, religion or theatre.
3Natural sciences include courses such as astronomy, anatomy and physiology, biology, chemistry, geology, physics or physical science.

*A letter grade of D and some technical credits may be considered for applicants in the C2C Healthcare Generalists Track as outlined by IHL policy 521.A2. 

The program director and the dean must approve any exceptions to the requirements listed above. All applicants are subject to interview. An applicant's certification, license, registration and transcript(s) will be reviewed to determine the appropriate education track eligibility.