Programs in the College of Allied Health Sciences may have additional program specific requirements for admission or that are required prior to entering the clinical or field placement part of the curriculum.
The following are some of these possible requirements. Please speak with your program to see if these are a requirement as clinical requirements are generally more stringent than university health requirements. Failure to meet the requirements may impact your ability to begin, progress, and complete your program.
A physical exam and vaccines are required by various professional programs in CAHS; a list of current vaccine requirements can be found on the University Health Services College of Allied Health Sciences Immunization Requirements page.
In addition to this list, one of the following COVID-19 vaccines will also be required: two-dose series of Pfizer vaccines, two-dose series of Moderna vaccines, single-dose of Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Please check with your program for any exemption options.
Professional programs in the College of Allied Health Sciences have essential qualities and abilities that are considered necessary for a student’s success in academic/practicum programs. In order to ensure you understand and meet these requirements, your program may have you sign a document stating that you do. Please check with your program to see if this is a requirement.
Drug Screenings may be required by professional programs prior to engaging in clinical work. Please check with your program to see if this a requirement.
Background checks may be required by professional programs prior to engaging in any clinical work. Please check with your program about thier background check process and any cost associated with obtaining the background check.