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Health Sciences Admissions



Broward College (BC) offers 20 accredited limited access health science programs for individuals wishing to become healthcare professionals and for those who are health professionals seeking professional growth and development
 
Specific prerequisite requirements must be completed with a grade of "C" or above prior to submitting an application to your program of choice. Program admission decisions are based on the strength of the applicant pool in each application period to fill limited seats.
 
 
Step 1: Complete Program Pre-requisites
Health Science programs are limited access and have specific prerequisite requirements which must be completed with a grade of “C” or above prior to submitting the application for consideration for admission. Admission decisions are based on the strength of the application pool to fill limited seats.

Program application periods, required prerequisites and admissions selection criteria for each program are listed in the Health Sciences Program Prerequisite chart.

Step 2: Submit All Official Transcripts
Request that your official college transcripts from other institutions you have attended be sent to a Broward College campus or mailed to the Registrar’s Office at:
 
College Registrar's Office
225 East Las Olas Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

All official transcripts must be received and evaluated to determine that required program pre-requisites are complete. Available academic records are reviewed to make admission decisions.
 
Students with courses taken at universities outside of the United States must have their transcripts officially translated into English and commercially evaluated prior to submitting the application.
Step 3: Apply to a Health Sciences Program
​Download, fill out and submit a  Health Sciences Limited Access Application to the Health Science Admissions Office at any one of the campus locations indicated on the application.
 
Note: All Broward College application requirements must be complete to be eligible for consideration for admission to a health science program. These include, completing the BC application, Florida Residency Affidavit, Health Science Admission Limited Access Application, and submit transcripts from all institutions attended.
 
Additional Application information for Edison College Physical Therapist Assistant applicants and EMS Programs:
Please Note: Meeting the minimum admission requirements for a program guarantees consideration for a seat in the upcoming class, but does not guarantee acceptance into a program.
Step 4: Check myBC for Application Status
Log in to your myBC account to check the status of your application. 
 
Admitted: candidates selected for admission will be notified through their free BC Email account with specific instructions for proceeding to Step 5. 
 
Not Admitted: candidates not selected for admission will be notified through their free BC Email account and their Program Objective will default to the AA for assisting with degree completion.  
Step 5: Complete Required Background Check, Drug Screening, Medical History & Physical

Admitted health science applicants are required to complete the following screenings.

Background Checks and Drug Screening

Note: A Forensic form for the drug screening will be provided upon admission.


Paramedic Students: If you are entering the program and your physical is set to expire within your first semester, please complete the  PhysicalUpdate.pdfPhysical Update Form.
 
Note: Final Admission is determined by screening results.
Step 6: Attend Your Program’s Orientation
Each Health Science program has its own orientation for students who have been admitted. Information for each program’s orientation will be emailed to accepted students via BC student email.

Health Science Admission Contact Information
The health science admission staff may be contacted by sending an e-mail to healthscience@broward.edu or by calling any of the four numbers below:
  • 954-201-2892
  • 954-201-2890
  • 954-201-6111
  • 954-201-6056
 
 
North Campus ​
Central Campus​
Dr. Gregory Ferenchak 
Dean, Health Sciences
gferench@broward.edu
954-201-2060 
Dr. Deborah Papa
Dean, Nursing
dpapa@broward.edu
954-201-6772
Mr. Kenneth Santos    
Executive Assistant    
ksantos@broward.edu    
954- 201-2148    ​
Ms. Camille Mohammed
Executive Assistant
cmohamme@broward.edu
954-201-6055
 
 
The college reserves the right to change any of the rules and regulations of the Health Science Departments at any time, including those related to admission, instruction, and graduation. All such changes are effective at such time as the proper authorities determine, and may apply not only to prospective students, but also to those who already are enrolled in a Health Science Program. All enrolled students will be notified in writing of such changes as they occur.
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