Early Admissions Programs

Several undergradate programs in the College of Allied Health Sciences offer early admission pathways that will allow you to secure a spot in one of our competitieve clinical or graduate programs early. 

Advanced Medical Imaging Technology Direct Admission

The Direct Admission program allows you to save your spot in the clinical years as a first-year Advanced Medical Imaging Technology student. 

Communication Sciences & Disorders Dual-Admissions Program

The Communication Sciences & Disorders Dual-Admissions program allows you to secure your place in our Audiology or Speech-Language Pathology programs. 

Medical Laboratory Science Direct Admission Program

The Direct Admission program allows you to save your spot in the clinical year as a  first-year Medical Laboratory Science student. 

Nutrition and Dietetics Accelerated Dietitian Nutritionist Program

The Accelerated Dietitian Nutritionist Program provides a fast-track pathway for dietitian training and is only available to students in the Nutrition & Dietetics major. Students apply for this program in their second year of undergraduate studies. The program allows you to earn a bachelor's and master's degree in 5 years (normally would take 6 to 7 years) and includes the coursework and supervised practice internship necessary for you to become a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN).

Physical Therapy High School Early Assurance Program 

The High School Early Assurance Pathway (HEAP) is for high school students interested in studying health sciences and physical therapy at the University of Cincinnati. Acceptance to the pathway is limited to highly qualified incoming first year students only, and students are admitted to the pathway in the fall semester only.

Physical Therapy Junior Early Assurance Program

The Junior Early Assurance Pathway (JEAP) allows high achieving health sciences students in the UC College of Allied Health Sciences to apply for early admission into the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program during their junior year. Students should be junior level standing in the Health Sciences program at UC and must have been a Health Science student as an entering freshman and attended through junior year in the Health Sciences program.