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Rehabilitation, Exercise, and Nutrition Sciences _

Bachelor of Science (BS) in Health Sciences 

How to Apply

Freshman/Transfer Admittance to Health Sciences Program

For freshman or transfer admission information about applying to the program, visit 

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

If you have more specific questions about the Health Sciences program, please email Dan Carl, PhD, HLSC Program Director at

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants Admission to BS Completer in Health Sciences Online Program

For COTA admission information about applying to the program, contact:

Rufan Li

High School Early Admission Pathway (HEAP) and Junior Early Admission Pathway (JEAP) to Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy High School Early Admissions Pathway (HEAP):
To apply for admission via the High-School Early Admission Pathway (HEAP), applicants must:
1) Apply and be accepted into UC’s Health Science program
2) Complete the HEAP Application
3) Submit 3 letters of recommendation 
4) Submit 2 Essays
5) Submit Curriculum Vitae (CV)
High School Early Admissions Pathway Brochure (PDF)
High School Early Admissions Pathway Application (DOCX)
Application Deadline: January 31, 2017

Junior Early Admissions Pathway (JEAP) Application: 
To apply for admission via the Junior Early Admission Pathway (JEAP), applicants must:
1) Complete the JEAP Application 
2) Submit 1 letter of recommendation from a PT
3) Submit documentation of 50 hours of PT observation
4) Submit official transcripts
Junior Early Admissions Pathway (JEAP) Brochure (DOCX)
Junior Early Admissions Pathway (JEAP) Application (DOCX)
Application Deadline: March 1, 2017

JEAP/HEAP Supplemental Documents
Observation Hour Documentation Form (PDF)
Recommendation Form (PDF)

NOTE: All PDF documents need to be completed using Adobe Acrobat.

Please email HEAP applications to: 

Please return all departmental forms, including but not limited to Official Transcripts, HEAP Essays, HEAP/JEAP Recommendation Forms, and Observation Documentation, to:

PT Admissions
Department of Rehabilitation Sciences
University of Cincinnati
PO Box 670394
Cincinnati, OH 45267-0394

If you have any specific questions about the applications, please contact us at 513-558-7477 or via email at 

Health science students with research poster at PRaISE

Contact Us

Department of Rehabilitation, Exercise, and Nutrition Sciences
3202 Eden Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45267-0394

For Nutrition Science Programs:

Kimberly Maco, MS
Phone: 513-558-7503
Email: ​

​For Athletic Training, DPT, MOT, and Health Sciences Programs:

Ashley Sandburg
Phone: 513-558-7477

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