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Program Requirements

The following criteria are used to determine which students will be eligible to progress to discipline courses: (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. The below courses must be either complete prior to beginning discipline courses, or be registered for during the first term of discipline courses.

    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 MGF1107, however, placement in MAT1033 is sufficient for enrollment.

Florida residents will be given preference over non-residents. Final decision on progression to discipline courses 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 Transcript Evaluation department before the target deadline date of May 1st.

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.