Admission procedures to the Department of Allied Health Sciences vary by program. Please click on a link below or the appropriate link in the right-hand margin for additional admission information by major or program.
Information sessions are available throughout the academic year to learn more about our undergraduate majors and how to apply.
Undergraduate Programs and Admissions
The Department of Allied Health Sciences (AHS) offers four undergraduate majors to meet the needs of students wishing to pursue a health career. Please click on the links below for specific information regarding each program:
- Allied Health Sciences
- Diagnostic Genetic Sciences
- Dietetics (Coordinated program)
- Medical Laboratory Sciences (formerly Medical Technology)
Please click on the links below for specific admissions procedures for the program you seek admission to:
- Allied Health Sciences Admissions if you are:
- Incoming Freshman student
- Transfer student
- Current (UConn) student
- Readmission Applicant
- Tracking to the Dietetics, Diagnostic Genetic Sciences or Medical Laboratory Sciences Programs*
- Supplemental Admission Programs* for direct admission to:
- Diagnostic Genetic Sciences
- Medical Laboratory Sciences
*Dietetics, Diagnostic Genetic Sciences and Medical Laboratory Sciences Programs require completion of pre-admission coursework and submission of a supplemental application. Please refer to the Supplemental Admission Program page or the individual program website to view admission coursework requirements.
International Students must meet additional admission criteria in addition to completing the application for the program they seek admission to.
The Department of Allied Health Sciences offers Post-Baccaluareate or Graduate Certificate programs that lead to professional certification. These programs are open to applicants who have completed a minimum of a bachelor's degree and prerequisite coursework. These programs offer dynamic experiences for individuals who strive to improve the health of individuals, communities and beyond. Students will ideally enter the program with a degree in a health related field and/or a strong life sciences background.
For specific program information, please click below:
Certificate in Cytogenetics
- Certificate in Molecular Diagnostics
Graduate Certificate Program in Occupational Safety and Health (On-line program)
- Graduate Certificate Program in Health Promotion and Health Education (CHPHE)
Graduate Programs and Admissions
The Department of Allied Health Sciences offers graduate Allied Health programs. These programs are open to all students who hold a Baccalaureate or Masters degree. Students will ideally enter the program with a degree in a health related field and/or a strong life sciences background.
Admission varies by program. Please access individual program admissions below:
- Doctorate in Health Promotion Sciences
- Masters in Health Promotion Sciences
- Professional Science Masters in Health Care Genetics