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  • All listed pre-requisite courses must be completed with a grade of B- or above
    • A grade of “pass” is acceptable for courses completed in 2020
  • Courses must be completed no later than December 31st of year of application
    • Anticipated courses must be listed on CASPA application
  • Courses must be completed at a regionally accredited institution
  • Online course format is accepted
  • Advanced Placement/CLEP credits can be counted for pre-requisites if the credit has been accepted by the applicant’s institution and is listed on an official transcript

1. Chemistry

  • A minimum of 6.0 hours with at least 1 lab

2. College Algebra (or higher)

  • A minimum of 3.0 hours

3. Anatomy

  • A minimum of 3.0 hours (human cadaver anatomy preferred but not required)

4. Physiology

  • A minimum of 3.0 hours
  • Combined courses of anatomy and physiology are accepted
    • Combined A/P need to be  to 8 hours or two semesters in length

5. Microbiology

  • A minimum of 3.0 hours
  • Examples of course titles: Introduction to Microbiology, General Microbiology, Microbiology, etc

6. Psychology

  • A minimum of 6.0 hours
  • Examples of course titles: Elements of Psychology, Introduction to Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, Developmental Psychology, etc

7. Upper Division Science

  • A minimum of 6.0 hours
  • Examples of course titles: Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Genetics, Histology, Pathogenic Microbiology, Virology, etc
    • Upper division Health and Exercise Science courses are acceptable

Recommended Coursework 

1. Medical Terminology 

2. Immunology 

3. Statistics



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