Early Admission 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 graduate programs early. 

Communication Sciences & Disorders Dual-Admissions Program

The Communication Sciences & Disorders Dual-Admissions program allows high school students to secure thier place in our Audiology or Speech-Language Pathology programs. 

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.