Admission Criteria

Program Courses must be completed with a “C” grade or better

Program Number: B007

Campus Offered: Central Campus

Program begins in June

APPLICATION PERIOD: February 5 to March 18

2021-2022 Application Criteria

  • GPA of 2.5 or higher in the following courses: ENC1101 (English Composition I) and SPC1017 or SPC1608
  • Minimum Broward College Overall or Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • A2 HESI test for Dental Assisting Math (minimum score required 50%) Reading (minimum score required 75%) (HESI scores are valid for 2 years from test date)
  • To Register for the HESI Exam, visit HESI Registration
  • To view the fees for the HESI exam, visit Testing Fees and click on HESI A2

All courses must have a grade of “C” or better. GPA must meet the minimum required to apply.

2021-2022 Admissions Selection Criteria

Maximum Points: 18

Application Criteria GPA (ENC and SPC)
Application Criteria GPA (ENC and SPC) Points
4.0 to 3.75 4
3.74 to 3.50 3
3.49 to 3.0 2
2.99 to 2.50 1

Points are awarded for the highest score (Math OR Reading, not both)

Max: 3 Points

HESI Score
HESI Score Points
92-100 3
83-91 2
75-82 1

 Application Criteria Courses (max: 6)

Application Criteria Courses
Course A B C
ENC1101 3 2 1
SPC1017 or SPC 1608 3 2 1

Military Service-Points awarded to applicants who are active Duty or Honorably Discharged Veterans of the US Armed Forces.

Military Service-Points
Applicant Points
Military Service 5

In the event of a tie, overall GPA will be used as the tiebreaker.

Additional Information:

Accepted Number of Students and Point Range (2020-2021 Academic year):

August 2021:

  • Accepted Students earned between 11 and 17 points.
    • Students with 11 points had overall GPAs of 3.37.
  • Alternate Students earned between 10 and 11 points.
    • Students with 11 points had overall GPAs of 2.58 to 3.50.
    • Students with 10 points had overall GPAs of 3.37 to 3.75.

For more information regarding the Dental Assisting (ATD) program, please visit: Dental Assisting & Dental Hygiene Program Website

Required admissions criteria courses shown in the application criteria MAY NOT be covered by Financial Aid.

A complete, supplemental application must be received to be considered for a health science program. The application can be found on the Health Science Admissions Homepage, under step 3.

Updated: July 2021

Program Courses must be completed with a “C” grade or better

Program Number: 2215

Begins Every Semester

 APPLICATION PERIOD: Open Enrollment (Unlimited Seats)

 2021-2022 Application Criteria

  •  ATD in Dental Assisting including 50 semester hours from a Dental Assisting Program within the state of Florida that is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA)

2021-2022 Admissions Selection Criteria

  • Students cannot apply for the AS in Dental Assisting if they DO NOT have an ATD from a Florida CODA Accredited Dental Assisting School

Please note: The ATD in Dental Assisting admits in JUNE only.

Additional Information:

  • Students must complete 25% of the degree at Broward College to satisfy academic residency requirements

Required admissions criteria courses shown in the application criteria MAY NOT be covered by Financial Aid.

For more information regarding the Dental Assisting (AS) program, please visit: Dental Assisting & Dental Hygiene Program Website

A complete, supplemental application must be received to be considered for a health science program. The application can be found on the Health Science Admissions Homepage, under step 3.

Updated: July 2021

Program Courses must be completed with a “C” grade or better

Program Number: 2145

Campus Offered: Central Campus

Program Begins in August

 APPLICATION PERIOD: April 30 to June 30

 2021-2022 Application Criteria

  • Minimum Overall GPA of 2.5
  • Minimum Dental Assisting Program GPA of 2.5
  • Completion of ENC1101, SPC1608 or SPC1017, PSY2012, SYG2000, GEN. ED. HUMANTIES, GEN. ED. MATH, BSC2085, BSC2085L, BSC2086, BSC2086L, MCB2010, MCB2010L, HUN1202, CHM1032
    • PLEASE NOTE: STUDENT MUST TAKE CHM1032 PER ACCREDITATION STANDARDS SINCE CHM1032 INCLUDES BIOCHEMISTRY. The student can request a waiver for consideration to replace CHM1032 IF they have taken both General Chemistry AND Biochemistry and received a C or better in both courses. The grade in Biochemistry will be used when awarding points.
    • Students may also request a waiver for consideration to replace PSY2012 and SYG2000 with another Psychology or Sociology course.
  • Applicants must have graduated within the last three years from a Dental Assisting Program within the state of Florida that is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation and listed in the Florida Department of Education database of Dental Assisting Programs. To view Florida CODA accredited Dental Assisting programs, please visit: DANB-CODA Accredited Dental Assisting Programs
  • Applicants must successfully pass all three parts of the DANB national examination and possess current certification as a Certified Dental Assistant (CDA).
  • Each Dental Assisting and general education course must have a minimum grade of “C”
  • Successful completion of all general education and Dental Assisting Courses.

All courses must have a grade of “C” or better. GPA must meet the minimum required to apply.

2021-2022 Admissions Selection Criteria

Maximum Points: 36

Dental Assisting GPA
Dental Assisting GPA Points
4.0 to 3.75 5
3.74 to 3.5 4
3.49 to 3.0 2
2.99 to 2.5 1

 Grades Earned in Required General Education Courses (Max Points: 24)

Required General Education Courses
Course A B C
BSC2085 3 2 1
BSC2085L 3 2 1
BSC2086 3 2 1
BSC2086L 3 2 1
MCB2010 3 2 1
MCB2010L 3 2 1
CHM1032 3 2 1
HUN1201 or HUN1202 3 2 1

 Prior Educational Experience (Max Points: 2)

Prior Educational Experience
Degree Point
MA/MS Degree 2
BA/BS Degree 1

Military Service-Points awarded to applicants who are active Duty or Honorably Discharged Veterans of the US Armed Forces.

Military Service-Points
Applicant Points
Military Service 5

In the event of a tie, overall GPA will be used as the tiebreaker.

Transcripts Note: It is important that official transcripts for your CODA Accredited Dental Assisting program be submitted to the Broward College Registrar’s Office. Please make sure to confirm this once your transcripts have been received and processed by us. If your Dental Assisting classes do not appear as part of those official transcripts, for whatever reason, then you may be asked to submit another copy in paper format to ensure that your Dental Assisting program information is received and recorded in our system.

Broward College Registrar’s Office

4205 Bonaventure Blvd.

Weston, FL 33332

Additional Information:

Accepted Number of Students and Point Range (2020-2021 Academic year):

August 2021: TBD

Required admissions criteria courses shown in the application criteria MAY NOT be covered by Financial Aid.

For more information regarding the Dental Hygiene (AS) program, please visit: Dental Assisting & Dental Hygiene Program Website

A complete, supplemental application must be received to be considered for a health science program. The application can be found on the Health Science Admissions Homepage, under step 3.

Updated: July 2021

Program Courses must be completed with a “C” grade or better

Program Number: B003

Campuses Offered: Central and North (Day and Night Cohorts)

Program Begins Every Semester (January, May, August)

APPLICATION PERIODS:

January 2022 (Spring): September 13 to October 15

May 2022 (Summer): January 11 to February 18

August 2022 (Fall): May 18 to June 24

2021-2022 Application Criteria:

  • Completed Broward College general application (completion of New Student Orientation recommended)
    • High School transcripts reflecting proof of high school graduation.
      • If official college transcripts are received, high school transcripts are not required for admission.
    • Proof of residency
    • If you are a new transfer student (and have not taken any courses at BC previously) all official transcripts from previous colleges must be received prior to the end of the first semester at BC.
  • Active BLS certification
  • Submission of an application DOES NOT guarantee admission.

2021-2022 Admissions Selection Criteria:

  • Acceptance is based on submission date of limited access application in Dynamic Forms.
  • Admissions decisions will be sent after the application deadline closes and completed applications have been reviewed.
  • Additional details will be provided to those accepted, at that time.
  • Military Service: Eligible applicants who served in the US Armed Forces, active duty or honorably discharged, will receive top admissions priority.
  • EMT applicants not accepted in the current term can request to be placed on a waitlist for the following semester.

Additional Information:

Number of students Accepted (2020-2021 academic year):

August 2020: 81 students

January 2021: 111 students

May 2021: 95 students

The EMT Certificate program is NOT covered by Financial Aid.

For more information on the EMT program, please visit the EMS Department Website

A complete, supplemental application must be received to be considered for a health science program. The application can be found on the Health Science Admissions Homepage, under step 3.

Updated: July 2021

Program Courses must be completed with a “C” grade or better

Program Number: 6208

Campuses Offered: North Campus (Paramedic 1 and Paramedic 2)

                               Central Campus (Paramedic 3 and Paramedic 4)

Program Begins Every Semester (January, May, and August)

APPLICATION PERIODS:

January 2022 (Spring): September 13 to October 15

May 2022 (Summer): January 11 to February 18

August 2022 (Fall): May 18 to June 17

2021-2022 Application Criteria:

  • Proof of completion from an accredited EMT program.
  • Active NR-EMT certification.
  • Active BLS certification.
  • Completion of the NFSI exam.

2021-2022 Admissions Selection Criteria:

Max Points: 15

Previous Education (max: 3; highest degree is awarded points only)

Previous Education
Degree Type Points
Master’s Degree or higher 3
Bachelor’s Degree 2
Associate degree 1

 Experience/Credential (max: 7 points)

Experience/Credential
Experience/Credential Points
Military Service 5
FL State EMT Licensure 1
BC EMT Graduate 1

Military Service: Points awarded to eligible applicants who served in the US Armed Forces, active duty or honorably discharged.

Exam: National Firefighter Selection Inventory (NFSI)

NFSI Score
NFSI Composite Score Points
90-100 5
80-89 4
70-79 3
60-69 2
50-59 1
0-49 0

 Additional Information:

Number of Accepted Students (2020-2021 Academic year):

August 2020: 55 students

January 2021: 49 students

May 2021: 50 students

IMPORTANT NOTES:

  • Submission of an application DOES NOT guarantee admission.
  • Admitted students will receive acceptance letters after the application window has closed, and applications have been evaluated.
  • Admitted students must obtain the State of Florida EMT license no later than the start date of the second term of the Paramedic program.

 For more information on the EMT program, please visit the EMS Department Website

A complete, supplemental application must be received to be considered for a health science program. The application can be found on the Health Science Admissions Homepage, under step 3.

Updated: July 2021

Program Courses must be completed with a “C” grade or better

Program Number: 2160

Campuses Offered: Central and North

Program Begins Every Semester

APPLICATION PERIOD: Open Enrollment (unlimited seats)

 2021-2022 Application Criteria:

  •  Possess a current NREMT Paramedic certification

AND

  • Possess a current State of Florida Department of Health Paramedic License

2021-2022 Admissions Selection Criteria:

  • Students cannot apply to the AS in EMS program unless they meet the application criteria (Current NREMT Paramedic certification AND a current State of Florida Department of Health Paramedic License)
  • Students must complete 25% of the degree at Broward College to satisfy academic residency requirements

Additional Information:

EMS2311 must be completed at Broward College.

For more information on the AS EMS program, please visit the EMS Department Website

A complete, supplemental application must be received to be considered for a health science program. The application can be found here Health Science Admissions Homepage, under step 3.

Updated: July 2021

Program Courses must be completed with a “C” grade or better

Program Number: 2127

Campus Offered: Full Time (North, Central and South Campus) | Part Time (North Campus Only)

Full Time ASN Program: 5 semesters in length

Part Time ASN Program: 10 semesters in length

APPLICATION PERIODS:

January 2022 (Full Time & Part Time): July 15 to September 17

May 2022: November 1 to February 14

August 2022: March 28 to May 15

  • The part time ASN program is ONLY offered in the January term.

2021-2022 Application Criteria (required to apply)

  • GPA of 2.5 or higher in the following courses: ENC1101, BSC2085 and BSC2085L, BSC2086 and BSC2086L
  • Overall GPA of 2.0

 

  • General Education Math Course (MAC1105 or MAC1105c is the recommended math course. We will accept an equivalent, or higher math course to apply if student does not have MAC1105)
    • Grade not calculated in the GPA for admission. Grade must be a “C” or better.
  • MCB2010 and MCB2010L (Microbiology and lab)
    • Grade not calculated in the GPA for admission. Grade must be a “C” or better.
  • HESI Entrance Exam
    • 80% or higher on required sections (Reading, Grammar, Vocabulary, Math, A&P)
    • HESI scores expire 2 years from test date
    • Only 3 attempts per year will be allowed on the HESI exam and 30 days will be required between attempts
    • To register for the HESI exam, please visit: HESI Registration
    • To view the fees for the HESI exam, visit HESI Testing Fees and click on HESI A2

All courses must have a grade of “C” or better. GPA must meet the minimum required to apply.

2021-2022 Admissions Selection Criteria

Passing HESI Scores must be submitted to be considered for the ASN program

Points are awarded for the GPA calculated from the grades in ENC1101, BSC2085, BSC2085L, BSC2086 and BSC2086L.

GPA Points
GPA Points GPA Points
2.5 1 3.3 9
2.6 2 3.4 10
2.7 3 3.5 11
2.8 4 3.6 12
2.9 5 3.7 13
3.0 6 3.8 14
3.1 7 3.9 15
3.2 8 4.0 16

Please note: GPAs are not rounded

Military Service-Points awarded to applicants who are active Duty or Honorably Discharged Veterans of the US Armed Forces.

Military Service-Points
Applicant Points
Military Service 5

Points are not awarded for HESI, completion of college level math, or completion of MCB2010 and MCB2010L.

Additional Information:

Number of Accepted Students:  

January 2021:  

  • Full Time ASN:
    • 150 students accepted
    • Accepted students had between 7 and 16 points
    • No alternate pool for January 2021
  • Part Time ASN:
    • 30 students accepted
    • Accepted students had between 10 and 16 points.
    • No alternate pool for January 2021

May 2021:   

  • 130 students
    • Accepted students had between 9 and 18 points.
    • No alternate pool for May 2021.

August 2021:  

  • 200 students accepted.
    • Accepted students had between 5 and 16 points.
    • No alternate pool for August 2021.

Required admissions criteria courses shown in the application criteria MAY NOT be covered by Financial Aid.

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS (not required to apply):

To graduate from the AS in Nursing program, students must have a Humanities Elective (3 credits), a Social/Behavioral Science Elective (3 credits), and a writing credit. Please meet with your academic advisor to ensure you have taken these courses.

For more information about the ASN program, please visit Nursing Program Website

A complete, supplemental application must be received to be considered for a health science program. The application can be found on the Health Science Admissions Homepage, under step 3.

Updated: July 2021

Program Courses must be completed with a “C” grade or better

Program Number: 21271

Campus Offered: Central Campus for May 2022

Begins in May

LPN to RN Transition Program: 5 semesters in length

APPLICATION PERIODS: Apply by March 18th

2021-2022 Application Criteria (required to apply)

  • Active Florida LPN license with no restrictions
  • GPA of 2.5 or higher in the following courses: ENC1101, BSC2085 and BSC2085L, BSC2086 and BSC2086L
  • Overall GPA of 2.0

 

  • General Education Math Course (MAC1105 or MAC1105c are the recommended math courses. We will accept an equivalent, or higher math course to apply if student does not have MAC1105)
    • Grade not calculated in the GPA for admission. Grade must be a “C” or better.
  • MCB2010 and MCB2010L (Microbiology and lab)
    • Grade not calculated in the GPA for admission. Grade must be a “C” or better.
  • HESI Entrance Exam
    • 80% or higher on required sections (Reading, Grammar, Vocabulary, Math, A&P)
    • HESI scores expire 2 years from test date
    • Only 3 attempts per year will be allowed on the HESI exam and 30 days will be required between attempts
    • To register for the HESI exam, please visit: HESI Registration
    • To view the fees for the HESI exam, visit HESI Testing Fees and click on HESI A2

All courses must have a grade of “C” or better. GPA must meet the minimum required to apply.

2021-2022 Admissions Selection Criteria

Passing HESI Scores must be submitted to be considered for the ASN program

A copy of active Florida LPN License must be submitted to be considered for the LPN to RN Transition Program

Points are awarded for the GPA calculated from the grades in ENC1101, BSC2085, BSC2085L, BSC2086 and BSC2086L.

GPA Points
GPA Points GPA Points
2.5 1 3.3 9
2.6 2 3.4 10
2.7 3 3.5 11
2.8 4 3.6 12
2.9 5 3.7 13
3.0 6 3.8 14
3.1 7 3.9 15
3.2 8 4.0 16

Please note: GPAs are not rounded

Military Service-Points awarded to applicants who are active Duty or Honorably Discharged Veterans of the US Armed Forces.

Military Service-Points
Applicant Points
Military Service 5

Points are not awarded for HESI, completion of college level math, or completion of MCB2010 and MCB2010L.

Additional Information:

Number of Accepted Students:

May 2021:  

  • 25 students
    • Accepted students earned between 8 and 16 points.
    • Alternate students earned between 1 and 7 points.

Required admissions criteria courses shown in the application criteria MAY NOT be covered by Financial Aid.

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS (not required to apply):

To graduate from the AS in Nursing program, students must have a Humanities Elective (3 credits), a Social/Behavioral Science Elective (3 credits), and a writing credit. Please meet with your academic advisor to ensure you have taken these courses.

For more information about the LPN to RN Transition program, please visit Nursing Program Website

A complete, supplemental application must be received to be considered for a health science program. The application can be found here Health Science Admissions Homepage, under step 3.

Updated: July 2021

Program Courses must be completed with a “C” grade or better

Program Number: 2511

Campus Offered: Central

Begins Every Semester

APPLICATION PERIOD: Open Enrollment (unlimited seats)

2021-2022 Application Criteria

  • College Credit Certificate (CCC) in Medical Assisting OR have graduated from a Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) Accredited Medical Assisting program. To find a CAAHEP accredited program, visit: CAAHEP Accredited Medical Assisting Programs

2021-2022 Admissions Selection Criteria

  • Students CANNOT apply for the AS in Medical Assisting if they DO NOT have a CCC from an CAAHEP Accredited Medical Assisting Program.

Please note: Broward College is no longer offering the Medical Assisting Technical Certificate (effective August 2019). The certificate is currently offered at the following Technical Colleges: McFatter Technical College, Sheridan Technical College, and Atlantic Technical College.

The Associate of Science in Medical Assisting degree will still be offered for students transferring to BC with a technical certificate from a CAAHEP accredited school.

Additional Information:

  • Students must complete 25% of the degree at Broward College to satisfy academic residency requirements

A complete, supplemental application must be received to be considered for a health science program. The application can be found on the Health Science Admissions Homepage, under step 3.

Updated: July 2021

Program Courses must be completed with a “C” grade or better

Program Number: 2131

Campus Offered: Central

Begins in August

APPLICATION PERIOD: April 10 to May 11

2021-2022 Application Criteria

  • Overall GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • A grade of “C” or higher in ENC1101, BSC2085, BSC2085L, MAC1105 OR STA2023 OR MGF1106.
  • All courses must be complete by the application deadline to be awarded points. Courses in progress after the application deadline will not be awarded points toward the application.

 All courses must have a grade of “C” or better. GPA must meet the minimum required to apply.

2021-2022 Admissions Selection Criteria

Max Points: 47

General Education Course
General Education Course A B C
RTE1000 9 8 7
BSC2085 5 4 3
BSC2085L 5 4 3
BSC2086 5 4 3
BSC2086L 5 4 3
General Ed. Math 5 4 3
ENC1101 2 2 2
Humanities Elective 2 2 2
Social/Behavioral Science Elective 2 2 2
SPC1017 or SPC1608 2 2 2

Military Service-Points awarded to applicants who are active Duty or Honorably Discharged Veterans of the US Armed Forces.

Military Service-Points
Applicant Points
Military Service 5

Important Note: If RTE 1000 is taken at another institution, the credits will not be used in the point system, but the student can still apply to the program.

In the event of a tie, the GPA calculated from the courses listed under Application Criteria (ENC1101, BSC2085, BSC2085L, MAC1105 OR STA2023 OR MGF1106) will be used as a tiebreaker.

Additional Information:

Number of Accepted Students:

August 2021:

  • 37 accepted
    • Accepted students earned between 37 and 44 points.
      • Students with 37 points had an admissions criteria GPA of 3.90 and an overall GPA of 2.67.
    • Alternates earned 37 points and had admissions criteria GPAs of 2.70 to 3.60.

Required admissions criteria courses shown in the application criteria MAY NOT be covered by Financial Aid.

For more information on the Radiography (AS) program, please visit Radiography Program Website

A complete, supplemental application must be received to be considered for a health science program. The application can be found on the Health Science Admissions Homepage, under step 3.

Updated: July 2021

Program Courses must be completed with a “C” grade or better

Program Number: 21311

Campus Offered: Central

Begins Every Semester

APPLICATION PERIOD: Open Enrollment (Unlimited Seats)

2021-2022 Application Criteria

  • Hospital Based program applicants must be registered by the American Registry Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) in Radiography OR currently enrolled in an accredited hospital-based program
  • All Students must complete CTE advisement.

Additional Information:

  • Students must complete 25% of the degree at Broward College to satisfy academic residency requirements

For more information on the Radiography (AS) program, please visit Radiography Program Website

A complete, supplemental application must be received to be considered for a health science program. The application can be found on the Health Science Admissions Homepage, under step 3.

Updated: July 2021

Program Courses must be completed with a “C” grade or better

Program Number: 2176

Campus Offered: North

Begins in June

APPLICATION PERIOD: November 1 to March 15

2021-2022 Application Criteria

Program Courses must be completed with a minimum grade of “C”

  • Minimum overall GPA of 2.5
  • Completion of all general education courses (ENC1101, BSC2085, BSC2085L, BSC2086, BSC2086L, PHY1001 OR RTE2385, SPC1017 OR SPC1608, MAC1105 OR MAC1105C (only) HUMANITIES ELECTIVE, SOCIAL/BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE)
    • MAC1105 or MAC1105c CANNOT be substituted for any other math class per accreditation standards for the DMS Program. Students must take this course.
  • Preference given to students who have completed a 2-year Radiography program.
  • Points will be awarded in several categories including completion of general education courses, GPA, and previous education experience.

All courses must have a grade of “C” or better. GPA must meet the minimum required to apply.

2021-2022 Admissions Selection Criteria

Max Points: 59

Overall GPA (max: 4 points)

Overall GPA Points
Overall GPA Points
4.0 to 3.75 4
3.74 to 3.50 3
3.49 to 3.0 2
2.99 to 2.5 1

General Education Courses (max: 30 points)

General Education Courses Points
Course A B C
PHY1001 or RTE2385 3 2 1
MAC1105 or MAC1105C ONLY 3 2 1
ENC1101 3 2 1
SPC1017 OR SPC1608 3 2 1
BSC2085 3 2 1
BSC2085L 3 2 1
BSC2086 3 2 1
BSC2086L 3 2 1
SOCIAL/BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE 3 2 1
HUMANITIES ELECTIVE 3 2 1

 Prior Education Experience (max: 20 points)

 Prior Education Experience Points
Degree Points
Radiography (AS) 20
AS in Health Science (Leads to Licensure with patient care) 17
MA/MS or higher 15
BA/BS Degree 10
AA/AS Degree 5

Please note: To receive 17 points for an AS degree in a health science field, the degree must have led to licensure with patient care (AS in Nursing, AS in Nuclear Medicine, AS in Radiation Therapy, AS in Vision Care, etc.)

AS degrees in Health Science (such as the AS in Health Navigator) that do not lead to licensure with patient care will be awarded 5 points.

Military Service-Points awarded to applicants who are active Duty or Honorably Discharged Veterans of the US Armed Forces.

Military Service-Points
Applicant Points
Military Service 5

In the event of a point tie, overall GPA will be used as the tiebreaker.

Additional Information:

Number of Accepted Students:

June 2021:

  • 15 accepted
    • Accepted students earned between 38 and 48 total points. Students with 38 points had overall GPAs between 3.25 and 3.83.
    • Alternate students earned 38 points and had overall GPAs between 2.8 and 3.08.

Required admissions criteria courses shown in the application criteria MAY NOT be covered by Financial Aid.

For more information on the Diagnostic Medical Sonography (AS) program, please visit DMS Program Website

A complete, supplemental application must be received to be considered for a health science program. The application can be found on the Health Science Admissions Homepage, under step 3.

Updated: July 2021

Program Courses must be completed with a “C” grade or better

Program Number: 2159

Campus Offered: North

Begins in August

APPLICATION PERIOD: January 14 to March 29

 2021-2022 Application Criteria

  • Points will be awarded in several categories including completion of general education courses.
  • It is recommended that students complete as many general education courses, if not all general education courses, to obtain as many points as possible by the close of the application period.
  • Courses must be complete, and grades posted, prior to the close of the application period in order to receive points. Courses must have a grade of “C” or higher.

All courses must have a grade of “C” or better. GPA must meet the minimum required to apply.

2021-2022 Application Selection Criteria

Max Points: 117

Completion of General Education Courses (max: 110)

General Education Courses Points
Course A B C
BSC2085 12 8 5
BSC2085L 12 8 5
ENC1101 12 8 5
MAC1105 OR MGF1106 OR STA2023 12 8 5
CHM1032 12 8 5
BSC2086 10 6 3
BSC2086L 10 6 3
HUMANITIES ELECTIVE 10 6 3
SOCIAL/BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE 10 6 3
SPC1608 OR SPC1017 10 6 3

Military Service-Points awarded to applicants who are active Duty or Honorably Discharged Veterans of the US Armed Forces.

Military Service-Points
Applicant Points
Military Service 5

In the event of a tie, students who have completed HSC1531 (grade of “C” or higher) will receive the following points.

HSC Course Points
Course Points
HSC1531 2

In the event of a total point tie, overall GPA will be used as the tiebreaker.

Additional Information:

Number of Accepted Students:

August 2021:

  • 30 accepted
    • Accepted students earned between 90 and 110 total points.
    • Alternate students earned between 88 and 86 total points.

Required admissions criteria courses shown in the application criteria MAY NOT be covered by Financial Aid.

For more information on the Radiation Therapy (AS) program, please visit the Radiation Therapy Program Website

A complete, supplemental application must be received to be considered for a health science program. The application can be found on the Health Science Admissions Homepage, under step 3.

Updated: July 2021

Program Courses must be completed with a “C” grade or better

Program Number: 6228

Campus Offered: North

Begins in May

APPLICATION PERIOD: September 10 to January 18

2021-2022 Application Criteria

  • Completed a Radiography program and be licensed by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)
  • Completed Associate of Science Degree or higher
  • Applicants should submit a copy of the ARRT scores and ARRT card with application.

2021-2022 Application Selection Criteria

Max Points: 10

ARRT Certifications (max: 5 points)

ARRT Certifications Points
ARRT Certification Points
Computed Tomography (CT) 1
Nuclear Medicine 1
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) 1
Mammography 1
Ultrasound Tech 1

Military Service-Points awarded to applicants who are active Duty or Honorably Discharged Veterans of the US Armed Forces.

Military Service-Points
Applicant Points
Military Service 5

 In the event of a tie, selection will be based on ARRT scores (highest scores considered first).

Additional Information:

Number of Accepted Students:

May 2021

  • 5 accepted
    • Accepted students had 0-5 points.
    • No Alternate pool for May 2021.

Required admissions criteria courses shown in the application criteria MAY NOT be covered by Financial Aid.

For more information on the Radiation Therapy (Certificate) program, please visit the Radiation Therapy Program Website

A complete, supplemental application must be received to be considered for a health science program. The application can be found on the Health Science Admissions Homepage, under step 3.

Updated: July 2021

Program Courses must be completed with a “C” grade or better

Program Number: 2102

Campus Offered: North

Begins in August

 APPLICATION PERIOD: January 14 to June 28

 2021-2022 Application Criteria

  • Minimum 2.5 GPA in BSC2085, BSC2085L, BSC2086, BSC2086L, CHM1032, CHM1032L, PHY1001, ENC1101, MAC1105 OR HIGHER.
  • Minimum overall GPA of 2.5
  • It is recommended that students complete as many general education courses, if not all general education courses, by the close of the application period.

All courses must have a grade of “C” or better. GPA must meet the minimum required to apply.

Note: Students may apply to the program while enrolled in their last pre-requisite course.

2021-2022 Application Selection Criteria

  • GPA calculated from the courses listed under Application Criteria (ENC1101, BSC2085, BSC2085L, BSC2086, BSC2086L, CHM1032, CHM1032L, PHY1001, MAC1105 OR HIGHER) will be used to rank applicant pool. Applicants with the highest GPAs will be selected first until all seats are filled.
  • In the event of a GPA tie, the GPA calculated from the courses listed under Application Criteria (ENC1101, BSC2085, BSC2085L, BSC2086, BSC2086L, CHM1032, CHM1032L, PHY1001, MAC1105 OR HIGHER) will be awarded points. 
Admissions Criteria GPA Points
Admissions Criteria GPA Points
4.0 to 3.3 2
3.2 to 2.5 1

In the event of a point tie, overall GPA will be used as the tie breaker.

Military Service-Points awarded to applicants who are active Duty or Honorably Discharged Veterans of the US Armed Forces.

Military Service-Points
Applicant Points
Military Service 5

Additional Information:In the event of a point tie, overall GPA will be used as the tie breaker.

Number of Accepted Students:

August 2021:

  • 22 students with GPAs between 2.57 and 4.0

Required admissions criteria courses shown in the application criteria MAY NOT be covered by Financial Aid.

For more information on the Nuclear Medicine (AS) Program, please visit the Nuclear Medicine Program Website

A complete, supplemental application must be received to be considered for a health science program. The application can be found on the Health Science Admissions Homepage, under step 3.

Updated: July 2021

Program Courses must be completed with a “C” grade or better

Program Number: 2153

Campus Offered: North

Begins in May

APPLICATION PERIOD: October 1 to January 15

2021-2022 Application Criteria

  • Points will be awarded for completion of general education courses and military status (if applicable).
  • It is recommended that students complete as many general education courses, if not all general education courses, to obtain as many points as possible by the close of the application period.
  • Courses must be complete, and grades posted, prior to the close of the application period to receive points. Courses must have a grade of “C” or higher. Courses in progress after the application period ends will not be awarded points.

All courses must have a grade of “C” or better. GPA must meet the minimum required to apply.

2021-2022 Admissions Selection Criteria

Max Point: 73

Completion of General Education Courses (max: 68 points)

General Education Courses Points
Course A B C
BSC2085 12 8 5
BSC2085L 12 8 5
BSC2086 12 8 5
BSC208L 12 8 5
HSC1531 12 8 5
ENC1101 2 2 2
MAC1105 OR MGF1106 OR STA2023 OR EQUIVALENT 2 2 2
PSY2012 2 2 2
HUMANITIES ELECTIVE 2 2 2

Military Service-Points awarded to applicants who are active Duty or Honorably Discharged Veterans of the US Armed Forces.

Military Service-Points
Applicant Points
Military Service 5

In the event of a point tie, overall GPA will be used as the tiebreaker.

Additional Information:

Number of Accepted Students:

May 2021:

  • 36 students accepted
    • Accepted students earned between 60 and 73 total points.
    • Alternate students earned between 53 and 57 total points.

Required admissions criteria courses shown in the application criteria MAY NOT be covered by Financial Aid.

For more information on the Physical Therapist Assistant (AS) Program, please visit the PTA Program Homepage

A complete, supplemental application must be received to be considered for a health science program. The application can be found on the Health Science Admissions Homepage, under step 3.

Updated: July 2021

Program Courses must be completed with a “C” grade or better

Program Number: 21891

Campus Offered: North

Begins in August

APPLICATION PERIOD: January 6 to June 29

2021-2022 Application Criteria

  • Minimum Overall GPA of 2.0
  • It is recommended that students complete as many general education courses as possible before the close of the application period to increase admission points.
  • Completion of all general education courses is not required to be considered for admission into the program.

All courses must have a grade of “C” or better. GPA must meet the minimum required to apply.

2021-2022 Application Selection Criteria

Max Points: 36

Overall GPA (max: 4 points)

Overall GPA Points
Overall GPA Points
4.0 to 3.5 4
3.49 to 3.0 3
2.99 to 2.5 2
2.49 to 2.0 1

General Education Course Completion (max: 24 points)

General Education Course Points
Course A B C
MGF1106 OR MAC1105 5 4 3
BSC1005 5 4 3
PSY2012 5 4 3
SPC1017 OR SPC1608 3 2 1
ENC1101 3 2 1
CGS1060C 3 2 1

Prior Education Experience (max: 3 points)

Prior Education Experience Points
Degree Points
MA/MS degree (or higher) 3
BA/BS degree 2
AA/AS degree 1

Military Service-Points awarded to applicants who are active Duty or Honorably Discharged Veterans of the US Armed Forces.

Military Service-Points
Applicant Points
Military Service 5

In the event of a tie, overall GPA will be used as the tiebreaker.

Additional Information:

Number of Accepted Students:

August 2021:

  • 26 accepted
    • Accepted students had GPAs of 2.04 to 4.0

Required admissions criteria courses shown in the application criteria MAY NOT be covered by Financial Aid.

For more information about the Vision Care (AS) Program, please visit the Vision Care Program Website

A complete, supplemental application must be received to be considered for a health science program. The application can be found here Health Science Admissions Homepage, under step 3.

Updated: July 2021

Program Courses must be completed with a “C” grade or better

Program Number: 2132

Campus Offered: North

Begins in August

APPLICATION PERIOD: March 1 to June 3

2021-2022 Application Criteria

  • Minimum GPA of 2.5 in the following six (6) general education courses: BSC2085*, BSC2085L*, CHM1032*, ENC1101*, MAC1105*, RET1024
  • Courses with an * next to them may be substituted with an equivalent OR higher course. Please see your academic advisor for more information.

All courses must have a grade of “C” or better. GPA must meet the minimum required to apply.

2021-2022 Admissions Selection Criteria

  • Selection is based on the GPA from the following six (6) general education courses: BSC2085*, BSC2085L*, CHM1032*, ENC1101*, MAC1105*, RET1024.
  • Highest GPAs will be selected first until seats are filled.

In the event of a tie, overall GPA will be used as the tiebreaker.

Additional Information: 

Number of Accepted Students:

August 2021:

  • 30 accepted
    • Accepted students had admissions criteria GPAs of 3.07 to 3.92. Students accepted with admissions criteria GPAs of 3.07 had an overall GPA of 3.09.
    • Alternate students had admissions criteria GPAs of 3.07 with overall GPAs of 2.71 to 2.86.

Required admissions criteria courses shown in the application criteria MAY NOT be covered by Financial Aid.

For more information about the Respiratory Care (AS) program, please visit the Respiratory Care Program Website

A complete, supplemental application must be received to be considered for a health science program. The application can be found on the Health Science Admissions Homepage, under step 3.

Updated: July 2021

Program Courses must be completed with a “C” grade or better

Program Number: 2179

Campus Offered: North

Begins in August

APPLICATION PERIOD: Apply by June 30th

2021-2022 Application Criteria

First Year HIT Applicants:  

  • Minimum Overall GPA 2.0
  • It is recommended that students complete as many general education courses required for the AS in HIT program prior to acceptance into the program.
  • Completion of all general education courses is not required to be considered for admission into the program.

All courses must have a grade of “C” or better. GPA must meet the minimum required to apply.

Second Year HIT Applicants:

Students who are matriculating from Sheridan Technical College or Atlantic Technical College.

  • Official transcripts from Sheridan Technical College or Atlantic Technical College
  • Copy of Medical Biller/Coder certificate

 All courses must have a grade of “C” or better. GPA must meet the minimum required to apply.

2021-2022 Application Selection Criteria

  • Military Service: Eligible applicants who served in the US Armed Forces, active duty or honorably discharged, will receive admissions preference.
  • Please note: Seats are first come, first serve. Submitting the application does not guarantee a seat into the HIT program

Important Note: Beginning in August 2021, the AS in Health Information Technology program will be offered fully online.

Additional Information:

Number of Accepted Students:

August 2021:

  • First Year HIT
    • 43 students
  • Second Year HIT
    • 3 students

Required admissions criteria courses shown in the application criteria MAY NOT be covered by Financial Aid.

For more information on the Health Information Technology (AS) program, please visit the Health Information Technology Program Website

A complete, supplemental application must be received to be considered for a health science program. The application can be found on the Health Science Admissions Homepage, under step 3.

Updated: July 2021

General Education Courses
Course ID Course Name Course ID Course Name
ENC1101 English Composition I MAC1105 or MAC1105c* College Algebra
STA2023* Statistics
BSC2085 Anatomy & Physiology I MGF1106* Foundations of Math Reasoning
BSC2085L Anatomy & Physiology I Lab MGF1107* Survey of Mathematics
BSC2086 Anatomy & Physiology II PSY2012 Intro to Psychology
BSC2086L Anatomy & Physiology II Lab SYG2000 Sociology
MCB2010L Microbiology Lab
CHM1032 Chemistry for the Health Sciences SPC1608 Intro to Public Speaking
CHM1032L Chemistry for the Health Sciences Lab SPC1017** Intro to Speech Communications
PHY1001 Physics
PHY1001L Physics Lab Humanities Elective Multiple options: Please see your advisor to be sure the course will satisfy the area.
HUN1201 or HUN1202 Nutrition Social/Behavioral Science Elective Multiple options: Please see your advisor to be sure the course will satisfy the area.
RET1024 Intro to Respiratory Care RTE1000 Intro to Radiography
HSC1531 Medical Terminology EMS1000 Intro to EMS

For courses listed with an *, please see your academic advisor if you have completed a higher-level math.

MAC1105 or MAC1105c are the only accepted math courses for the AS in DMS program.

**SPC1024 (Intro to Speech Communications) is now SPC1017.