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.'

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Health Science programs are limited access and have specific prerequisite requirements that 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.

All Applicants must complete a Broward College Application prior to submitting the supplemental Limited Access Application for the Health Sciences.

All required documentation must be received by Broward College by the close of the published application periods.

IMPORTANT NOTE: For students who are applying to Broward College for the first time, and have transfer credits, it is recommended that all documentation be sent in at least 7 business days prior to the close of the published application period for the program you are applying to. This will help ensure you will be considered for the upcoming term for that program.

For questions regarding admissions to a Limited Access Health Science Program, please email the Health Science Admissions Office at healthscience@broward.edu.

Health Science Admissions Offices are located on:

  • North Campus (building 46, inside Financial Aid)
    • Monday and Wednesday from 8:30am to 4pm
  • Central Campus (building 8, rooms 108 and130)
    • Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 8:30am to 4pm

The Health Science Admissions team is also available for remote assistance Monday to Thursday from 8am to 4:30pm and Friday from 8am to 4pm.

Admissions decisions are made within 30 business days from the close of the noted application period. Decisions are sent to the applicant’s Broward College email address.

Students who are offered admission into a Health Science Program are required to complete criminal background checks, drug screening and a complete physical prior to enrollment. Please refer to Step 3 (Apply to a Health Science Program) for more information.

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

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:

College Registrar's Office
4205 Bonaventure Blvd.
Weston, FL 33332

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.

New Students must complete a Broward College Application and select your desired Health Science Program.

Current and new Broward College College students interested in selecting a health science program must complete the Health Science Limited Access Application

All health Science applicants are accessed a $20.00 non-refundable supplemental fee for the limited access program.

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 Broward College application, Florida Residency Affidavit, and submit transcripts from all institutions attended.

EMT, Paramedic, and Medical Assisting do not require any courses to apply.

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.

Important Note:
Criminal Background Check and Drug Screening Students selected for admission to a Health Science program are subject to a criminal background check and drug screening prior to the start of the program. Participation and placement may be denied at a clinical agency based on the background or drug screening results and/or the clinical agency's pre-employment screening policy.

Prior to admission, each student is required to successfully complete a drug screening. Please be advised that certain over-the-counter supplements and alternative medicinal products, including but not limited to CBD, THC, Cannabinoid, and Cannabinoid Oil may trigger a positive result, and consequently, the student will be ineligible for the Health Science program. A second drug tested sample is not allowed per Broward College Admissions Procedure A6Hx2-5.01.

The links are provided below.
Policy: 6Hx2-5.01
Procedure: A6Hx2-5.01

Log in to your myBC account to check the status of your application.

Admitted: candidates selected for admission will be notified through their Broward College student email with specific instructions for proceeding to Step 5.

Not Admitted: candidates not selected for admission will be notified through their Broward College student email and their Program Objective will default to the AA for assisting with degree completion.

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 their Broward College student email.

Health Science Admission Contact Info
The HS admission staff may be contacted by e-mail: healthscience@broward.edu or by contacting a Health Science Admissions Officer.

Nichole Drullard | nhowell@broward.edu | 954-201-6056
Aaron Dean | adean1@broward.edu | 954-201-6111
Silfise Pubien | spubien@broward.edu | 954-201-2892

RN to BSN Program​
Dr. Linda A. Simunek | Interim Associate Dean | lsimunek@broward.edu | 954-201-6932
Dr. Rose Wimbish | Intake Coordinator | rcirilo@broward.edu | 954-201-4809
Ms. Sophia Dennis | Executive Assistant | sdennis@broward.edu | 954-201-4581

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.

Admitted health science applicants are required to complete background checks and a drug screening. Instructions will be provided by the Health Science Admission office upon selection.

Medical & History and Physical Exam Forms (PDF)

Dental Assisting | Dental Hygiene | Diagnostic Medical Sonography | Emergency Medical Technician | Health Information Technology | Medical Assisting | Nuclear Medicine | Nursing | Nursing Update | Paramedic | Physical Therapist Assistant | Radiation Therapy | Radiography | Respiratory | Vision Care

Paramedic Students: If you are entering the program and your physical is set to expire within your first semester, please complete the EMT Paramedic Medical History Form.

Note: Final Admission is determined by screening results.

Important Note:
Criminal Background Check and Drug Screening Students selected for admission to a Health Science program are subject to a criminal background check and drug screening prior to the start of the program. Participation and placement may be denied at a clinical agency based on the background or drug screening results and/or the clinical agency's pre-employment screening policy.

Prior to admission, each student is required to successfully complete a drug screening. Please be advised that certain over-the-counter supplements and alternative medicinal products, including but not limited to CBD, THC, Cannabinoid, and Cannabinoid Oil may trigger a positive result, and consequently, the student will be ineligible for the Health Science program. A second drug tested sample is not allowed per Broward College Admissions Procedure A6Hx2-5.01.

The links are provided below.
Policy: 6Hx2-5.01
Procedure: A6Hx2-5.01