Transition Student

Transition students are students who are currently enrolled in undergraduate programs in other University of Cincinnati colleges (including UC Blue Ash and UC Clermont), but want to change their program (transition) to the College of Allied Health Sciences (CAHS).

Advisor advises student on course scheduling

Do you meet the transition requirements?

College of Allied Health Sciences Transition Admission Requirements*


minimum GPA requirement

Other requirements

Advanced Medical Imaging and Technology

3.0 UC only GPA OR 2.8 UC + transfer GPA


Communication Sciences & Disorders

3.0 cumulative (UC GPA + transfer GPA)

-1 year of Natural Science** (2 courses any combination)  

- 3.0 average in all Math courses

-3.0 average in all Science courses 

Nutrition & Dietetics & Health Sciences - Nutritional Sciences

3.0 cumulative (UC GPA + transfer GPA)

CHEM1030/CHEM1030L OR CHEM 1030/1031 (without labs) Either option with CHEM grades C- or higher

Health Sciences - Pre-Med, Pre-Physical Therapy, and Pre-Physician Assistant tracks (formerly Exercise & Movement and Physiological Sciences tracks) 3.0 cumulative (UC GPA + transfer GPA) -1 year of a science sequence completed (Bio, Chem, Physics or Anatomy) w/no grade below C-***
Health Sciences- Behavior & Occupation Studies (pre-Occupational Therapy) & Pre-Athletic Training 3.0 cumulative (UC GPA + transfer GPA)

-1 year of Natural Science (2 courses any combination from CHEM 1030, 1031, BIOL 2001c, 1081, 1082, PHYS 1005c) w/no grade below C (can count higher level courses - ex CHEM 1040)

Medical Laboratory Sciences


3.0 cumulative (UC GPA + transfer GPA)


Social Work


2.75 cumulative (UC GPA + transfer GPA)


 *Requirements subject to change each academic year

**CSD Natural Science includes courses from courses from the following departments:

  •  Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Geology
  • Physics
  • Environmental Studies

***Health Science science sequence must meet one of the following UC equivalencies:

  • A&P: BIOL2001C AND BIOL2002C
  • Chemistry: CHEM1040/1040L AND CHEM1041/1041L 
  • Physics: PHYS1051/1051L AND PHYS1052/1052L 
  • Biology: BIOL1081/1081L AND BIOL 1082/1082L

Attend a Transition Session 
Transition Sessions are for students that need advising on the next steps to transitionto CAHS; i.e, classes, future requirements for program etc. Register for a Transition Session

Change Your Major
If you are ready to change your major, please complete the Change of College Form. You will be contacted via email with the admission decision once your form is processed. You must confirm your admission to be assigned to an academic advisor. Once your confirmation form is processed, you will be notified via email and be able to schedule your mandatory advising appointment.

If you do not meet the above transition requirements, we recommend that you consult with your current advisor OR schedule an appointment with UC's Center for Pathways Advising and Student Success. 

Attend an Info Session

Info sessions are designed for students wanting to learn more about the programs offered at CAHS.  The sessions are hosted by academic advisors and will discuss details of each program, requirements to transition and individually work with students on their next steps. Register for an Info Session

Regional Campuses

Blue Ash

Spring Dates Coming Soon

Call or email Blue Ash Advising to Register: 513-745-5753 or


Spring Dates Coming Soon

Call or email Katie Mosureto set up an appointment: 513-558-4380 or

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Academic Advising

College of Allied Health Sciences

Health Sciences Building, Suite 309 | 3225 Eden Ave. | Cincinnati, OH 45267

(513) 558-8556