Selection of applicants is made on a competitive basis and equal educational opportunity is offered to all students who meet the entrance requirements without regard to race, creed, sex, color, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability or veteran status.
Verbal and written communication skills are vital to success in the academic programs in the School of Health Related Professions and, therefore, applicants whose native language is not English are required to take the Test of English as a Foreign Language TOEFL) examination and demonstrate competence in written and spoken English. Information on the TOEFL examination may be obtained from the Educational Testing Service, (877) 863-3546, or www.ets.org.
No applicant is accepted until the admissions process is complete which includes an interview by the program admission committee. Applicants should not present themselves for interviews until requested. Those applicants whom the admission committee deems it advisable to interview are notified well in advance.
In general, graduate credit earned in another recognized institution will not be accepted. The student may petition the program director for consideration of transfer credit. If granted, the student will be required to complete satisfactorily an independent study on material related to the course topics.