How to Apply

Whether you are new to health care or are a working clinician, the BHS program will help you advance your career. Students must apply for program admission and must meet minimum GPA requirements (2.5 on a 4.0 scale).

Students who have earned an associate degree in an allied health discipline or are credentialed, licensed or a registered health professional are eligible for admission.

Students without a heath care background are required to complete four to five prerequisite courses prior to applying. 

How to Apply

  1. Apply to Washburn University. Apply now
  2. Once you’ve been accepted to the university, apply to the program. Apply now

Admissions Requirements

You must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 and Washburn GPA of 2.25 (if applicable) on a 4.00 scale. You must have completed the Washburn math equivalent of MA 112, Contemporary Mathematics or MA 116, College Algebra.

There are two options for acceptance. You  must meet one of the following criteria:

1) You must have 45 Completed College Credit Hours (includ­ing the following courses with a grade of "C" or higher)

  • AL 101 Foundations of Healthcare
  • AL 320 Human Disease
  • AL 355 Basic Concepts in Health Services Administration

plus ONE of the following,

  • BI 230 Intro to Human Physiology
  • BI 255 Human Physiolo­gy w/Lab
  • BI 250 Intro to Human Anatomy
  • BI 275 Human Anatomy w/Lab


2) You must have an Associate’s degree or higher in a health­care program from an approved  Allied-Health program. Some examples include:

Respiratory Therapy, Radiologic Technology, Physical Therapist  Assistant, Health Information Technology or Occupational Therapy Assistant.

You must also provide documentation that you are credentialed, licensed or registered in a healthcare profession.

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