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College of Health Sciences

Glendale, AZ Campus

Admission Requirements

Cardiovascular Science Program

To be considered for admission to the Cardiovascular Science Program, applicants must submit documentation of the following:

  1. Completion of a bachelor's level or higher degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
  2. Minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.75 and minimum cumulative science GPA of 2.75 on a scale of 4.00.
  3. Completion of the Application for Admission.
  4. Completion of the minimum number of prerequisite courses at a regionally accredited college or university.
    • All prerequisites must be completed with a grade of C or better
    • Grades of C- are not acceptable for any prerequisite courses
  5. Completion of the Program's interview process (by invitation only).
  6. Passage of the Midwestern University criminal background check.
  7. Commitment to abide by the Midwestern University Drug-Free Workplace and Substance Abuse Policy.

 

Prerequisite Courses

Course

Sem. Hrs.

Qtr. Hrs.

Social and Behavioral Sciences (e.g., sociology, psychology, anthropology)

6

9

Biology (must include laboratory)

8

12

General Chemistry (inorganic; must include laboratory)

4

6

Anatomy

3

4

Physiology

Biochemistry or Physics

3

3

4

4

Applied Mathematics (college algebra or higher)

3

4

English (emphasizing composition, communication, and language skills)

6

9

General Education electives (recommended courses include fine arts, humanities, ethics, philosophy, foreign language, business principles, computer information systems, economics, and cultural anthropology.)

25

38

Total Credit Hours

61

90