Early Admissions Programs

Several programs offer early admission pathways that will allow undergraduate students 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. 

Athletic Training Accelerated Assurance Pathway

The Athletic Training Accelerated Early Assurance Pathway allows students in Health Sciences - Pre-Athletic Training to have a fast-track to get their Master of Science in Athletic Training. 

Athletic Training Early Assurance Pathway

The Athletic Training Early Assurance Pathway allows students in Health Sciences - Pre-Athletic Training to reserve their spot early in UC's Master of Science in Athletic Training program. 

Speech Language Hearing Sciences Dual Admissions Program

The Speech Language Hearing Sciences 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. 

High School Early Assurance Pathway to the Accelerated Dietitian Nutritionist Program

The High School Early Assurance Pathway into the  Accelerated Dietitian Nutritionist Program allows high school students to secure their spot early in the competitive Accelerated Dietitian Nutritionist Program, which provides a fast-track pathway for dietitian training.

Occupational Therapy High School Early Assurance Pathway

The OT High School Early Assurance Pathway (HEAP) is for high school students interested in studying Health Sciences - Pre-Occupational 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.

Occupational Therapy Junior Early Assurance Pathway

The OT 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 Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT) 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.

Connections to Pharmacy: Early Assurance Program

The James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy Connections program will allow you secure assurance of an interview for the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program at UC. High school and current UC students are eligible for the program if you meet the requirements. 

Physical Therapy High School Early Assurance Pathway

The PT High School Early Assurance Pathway (HEAP) is for high school students interested in studying Health Sciences - Pre-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 Pathway

The PT 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.