All of our undergraduate majors, graduate degree programs and certificate options are designed to prepare you for a career in the exciting, growing world of the health professions. The College of Allied Health Sciences is part of UC's Academic Health Center - one of the preeminent medical education centers in the United States.

Minimum CAHS Admission Requirements for First-Year Students
Admissions to CAHS is competitive and it is recommended that the applicant complete the following college-prep curriculum for strongest consideration: 

  • 4 units of English
  • 4 units of college-preparatory mathematics
  • 3 units of science (biology, chemistry, physics, and/or anatomy & physiology for health-related programs)
  • 3 units of social studies
  • 5 units of electives*

* Elective units must include one or any combination of foreign language, fine arts, business, career-technical education, family and consumer sciences, technology, agricultural education or additional core courses not otherwise required.

First-year students are those who have not enrolled for college or university courses since graduating from high school. Please visit the admissions requirements page for more detailed information. 

Office of Admissions
University Pavilion, Room 340
P.O. Box 210091
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0091
(513) 556-1100

CAHS Admission Requirements for Transition Students

In order to be admitted to the following programs as a transition student (a current UC student in another college/major), you must meet the minimum GPA requirement for your intended major and any additional requirements listed.

Academic Year 2014-2015

Program minimum GPA requirement Other requirements
AMIT 3.0 cumulative none
CSD 3.0 cumulative none
DIET/FDNT 3.0 cumulative CHEM1030/1030L OR CHEM1030/1031 (no lab) with C- or higher (or higher level)
HLSC-EM/HLSC-PS 3.0 cumulative  -1 year of a science sequence completed (Bio, Chem, Physics or Anatomy) w/no grade below C-**
MLSC 3.0 cumulative none
SW 2.75 cumulative none
 **Science sequence must meet one of the following UC equivalences:

Anatomy & Physiology: BIOL2001C AND BIOL2002C
Chemistry: CHEM1040/1040L AND CHEM1041/1041L
Physics: PHYS1051/1051L AND PHYS1052/1052L
Biology: BIOL1081/1081L AND BIOL1082/1082L

UC Admission Requirements for Transfer Students
UC admits transfer students based on individual program requirements.

Transfer and Lifelong Learning Center
University Pavilion, 4th Floor
P.O. Box 210091
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0091
(513) 556-1100

UC Admission Requirements for Readmission Students
Students looking to gain readmission to CAHS and UC are considered on a case-by-case basis.  Please start the process by completing the readmission application, found here.  You will be contacted via mail regarding the decision.  If accepted, next steps will be included in the mailed letter.

UC Admission for Graduate Students
For information about applying to any of the College of Allied Health Sciences' graduate programs, visit each program page for specific requirements or visit or contact us at:

Graduate School at the University of Cincinnati   
110 Van Wormer Hall
P.O. Box 210627
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0627
(513) 556-4335

Admissions can supply you with application materials, admission policies, catalogues and answer any other general questions you may have.