Minimum Admission Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree with 1 year of biology, general chemistry, organic chemistry and physics and a semester of calculus or statistics, human physiology and cell biology.
  • Cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.8 on a scale of 4.0 in all completed classes. 
  • Official transcripts from all past institutions attended, requested to be sent electronically to
  • A personal statement expressing the student’s desire for the healthcare profession and the benefits of this course of study to their long term goals.
  • Two letters of recommendation, Professional or academic
    OR ONE Health Professions Recommendations Committee (HPRC) letter
    emailed to:

Admission Process

  • Submit an application (click the APPLY ONLINE link)
  • Review of transcripts
  • Interview
  • Notification to applicants

Program begins January, 2022.

Limited class seats are available.


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Yvonne Kumon
Assistant to the Dean
(630) 829-6084

Bonnie Beezhold, Ph.D.
Associate Dean
(630) 829-6528

Cheryl Mascarenhas, Ph.D.
Dean, College of Science & Health
(630) 829-6587