Undergraduate Majors in the Department of Allied Health Sciences
The Department of Allied Health Sciences offers four options for undergraduate students wishing to prepare for careers in allied health fields. The Allied Health Sciences major is open to students from their freshman year onward, subject to admissions criteria. We also offer three undergraduate professional programs, Diagnostic Genetic Sciences, Dietetics, and Medical Laboratory Sciences, that are open to juniors and seniors and require a supplemental application and admissions process. If you are interested in pursuing a major in one of our professional programs, we encourage you to first declare an Allied Health Sciences major so that you will be advised by one of our academic advisors who will assist you in meeting admission prerequisites.
Undergraduate Allied Health Sciences Major & Concentrations
The Allied Health Sciences major is available to incoming freshman and transfer students who meet admission criteria and to current students through a competitive admissions process. Majors can opt for the Standard Plan (most flexible) or select from four concentrations. Each plan has specific course requirements, so please consult with your academic advisor to be sure your course selections will fulfill the requirements of your desired concentration.
Undergraduate Professional Programs
Our professional programs are open to juniors and seniors through a competitive supplemental admissions process that typically takes place in February of your sophomore year. If you are a freshman or sophomore and plan to apply to a professional program, we highly recommend that you declare an Allied Health Sciences major so that you can be advised within the Department and ensure that all prerequisites are met for your desired professional program.