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Admission Requirements

The following criteria are used to determine which applicants will be admitted: (Please note that there is no waiting list).

  1. Have a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA
  2. Completion of the following courses:

    Complete the following courses
    Course Number Course Title Required Credits
    HSC 0003 Introduction to Health Care 2.5 credits (CTE)
    HSC 0003L Introduction to Health Care Lab .5 credits (CTE)
  3. Eligibility to register for the following courses during the first semester in program:

    Be eligible to register for the following courses during the first semester in program
    Course Number Course Title Required Credits
    ENC 1101 English Composition I 3 credits (CTE)
    MAT1033 Intermediate Algebra 3 credits (CTE)*

*Required course for the program is MAC1105, however, placement in MAT1033 is sufficient for enrollment.

Florida residents will be given preference over non-residents. Final acceptance will be based on the submission of all required documents received at the mandatory program orientation session. 

Transfer Students

If you have previously attended any college or university other than Miami Dade College, you must arrange for that institution to send official transcripts to the Admission’s Office at the Medical Campus by May 1st for an August acceptance.

Students who have attended foreign colleges must submit original transcripts and a certified English translation before February 1st to the Registrar at the Medical Campus for evaluation. For details, please call 305-237-4141. Students who have attended a foreign allied health or nursing program should consult the Miami Dade College catalog for more information about how to have their transcripts, diplomas, and credentials evaluated for U.S. equivalency.