Are you ready to develop a knowledge base that prepares you to be a part of a treatment team in the healthcare field? Do you have an interest in Nursing, Athletic training, physical therapy, occupational therapy, or other health-related career paths? CMU’s Allied Health Sciences division provides our students with the skills employers are looking for in the healthcare industry and the education needed for continual success.
About This Program
The Bachelor of Health Sciences program prepares you for an in-demand career in ever-evolving and growing fields. You will receive challenging and rewarding academic experiences, as well as hands-on learning. If you have already earned an Associate of Science degree in a health-related area along with certification, you are qualified to complete this Bachelor’s degree program.
As a CMU Health Sciences major, you will have opportunities to:
- become comfortable as a leader and proficient in caring for clients through communication, research, theory, diagnosis, and oversight
- take classes such as Issues in Current Professional Practice, Health Care Law, and Client Education and Health Care
- participate in hands-on learning through coursework and practicum experiences
- become a candidate for employment who is highly desired for your management and leadership skills, and who stands apart due to your compassion and dedication
- Bachelor of Health Sciences
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing
- Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training
- Associate of Science Occupational Therapy Assistant
- Associate of Science Physical Therapy Assistant
Admission to CMU is selective. Our admission staff carefully reviews and evaluates each application on an individual basis. Please review all requirements prior to applying for admission.
Whether you’re a College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) student or a College of Graduate and Extended Studies (CGES) student, CMU will challenge you, and provide opportunities to develop skills that will pay off in your professional journey.
We would love for you to join us and experience an education that gives you more. There are just a few requirements to keep in mind regarding the admission process.
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
To receive admission to Central Methodist University, applicants are expected to have completed a college preparatory program with at least a 2.5 cumulative grade point average on a 4.0 scale or 2250 GED score and have a 21 or above on the ACT or 1500 or above on the SAT examination. Applicants are advised to complete a college preparatory program which would include:
- Four years of English
- Three years of Math
- Three years of Science
- Three years of Social Studies
- One year of a foreign language
Students falling below the minimum standards may be admitted on a provisional basis and will be considered individually. This consideration will be conducted by the Director of Admission and the Academic Standards and Admission Committee. Students admitted under provisional admission must comply with all conditions and requirements specified in writing by Central Methodist University
Homeschooled students must submit a valid homeschool transcript, have a 2.5-grade point average and a 21 ACT or above or a 1500 or above on the SAT.
Transfer applicants must have a 2.0 or higher GPA for all previously attempted college coursework and be eligible to return to the last college attended. Those who do not meet these criteria must present a letter of appeal to the Academic Standards and Admission Committee which will determine whether the student will be admitted.
All transfer applicants must submit official transcripts of their high school records clearly indicating GPA and class rank. Transfer applicants must also submit official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended. These transcripts are part of the student's permanent college record.
College of Graduate & Extended Studies
Undergraduate - Transfer Student
Students must have completed 60 hours or more from an accredited college or have an associates degree and have at least a 2.0 GPA in transferable courses. Official transcripts from all colleges attended must be sent to CMU.
Students with less than a 2.0-grade point average may be considered for admission on a provisional basis. Certain degree-completion programs have additional, specific requirements.
Undergraduate - First Time Students
First-time Freshmen are those who are entering college for the first time or have successfully completed 11 or fewer college credit hours other than dual credit. Official transcripts from all high schools and colleges attended must be sent to CMU as well as ACT or SAT scores.
TUITION & FEES
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
- Annual Tuition (12-18 hours per semester) $23,650
- Annual Fees $770
These programs are offered at the following locations: