Pre-Health Care Certificate


About the Program

The Pre-Health Care certificate program is designed for students seeking admission to Health Science programs. Students work closely with academic advisors to select courses that will help confirm their career choices and strengthen their academic skills.

Students who complete this program must apply for Pre-Health Care certificate for graduation. Successful completion of this certificate program (as outlined below) can be used for interview eligibility to other Health Science programs but the certificate does not guarantee admission into that program.

General education courses for students in the Health Sciences and Nursing Pre-Programs Certificates are available for students in classrooms and laboratories on both the Airport and Beltline Campuses. Allied Health Science courses with a laboratory component are taught only on the Airport Campus in the Health Sciences Building and Lexington Hall. There are no required externships/internships for this program.

Special Requirements

Obtain a 2.5 GPA in the certificate and a “C” or greater in each course.

Admission Requirements 

  • Admission to the college.

In order to use the completed Pre-Health Care certificate to meet interview eligibility criteria, the student must meet the specified academic performance standards set forth below:

  • Must obtain the grade point average (GPA) required by the designated program (See individual program section).
  • Must obtain a grade of “C” or better in each course.
  • No course in the curriculum can be repeated more than once.
  • No more than 2 courses within the certificate program may be repeated.
  • “W’s” awarded since Fall 2008 count as an attempt or a repeat.

Students who complete this certificate, meeting the established criteria for academic success, must make an application for graduation from the Pre-Health Care program and submit a Pre-Health Completion Form to become interview eligible for the designated program. Completion of the certificate does not guarantee admission into the program.


General Education Course Requirements Show

IDClass TitleCH
ENG-101 English Comp I 3
MAT-101 Beginning Algebra 3
 Credit Hours6

Major Course Requirements Show

IDClass TitleCH
AHS-102 Medical Terminology 3
AHS-127 Basic Patient Care 3
AHS-180 Health Careers Preparation 3
AHS-128 Health Sciences Introduction 4
AHS-131 Computers in Healthcare 3
BIO-112 Basic Anatomy and Physiology 4
  Program Elective 3
  AHS Guided Elective 3
 Credit Hours26
 Total Credit Hours32
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