Admissions and Evaluation Requirements

Application for Admissions to Health Management Sciences Program

Health ManagementAdmission to the Department of Health Sciences/Management Sciences Program is competitive. New applicants from accredited high schools, colleges or universities must apply and qualify for admissions to Howard University by November 15 - Early Action or April 1 - Traditional Action for Fall Semester. Moreover, applications are offered by November 1 for Spring Semester, and April 1 for Summer Sessions. Students who apply for transfer to the lower division [freshman and sophomore] must also satisfy equivalent and required criteria under Transfer Students and International students requirements stated in the Howard University Website and other published  College and Schools webpage and links.

It is recommended that nonresident international students apply for admissions to Howard University no later than November 15 for Early Action, March 1 for Traditional Action for Fall Semester, and October 1 for Spring Semester, and February 1 for Summer Sessions. A minimum of three recommendations must be received together with the application for Health Management Sciences Program. Applicants are advised to check with Howard University Enrollment Management Office for any updates of policies and changes in the admissions requirements and academic schedules. 

Admissions Requirements for New Applicants

Advanced Credits For Students Transferring From Accredited Colleges And Universities

Applicants who transfer or take prerequisite and/or required courses from accredited institutions acceptable by Howard University may receive advanced standing for only for those courses applicable and equivalent the Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Management Sciences. Subject to the established policies of the Division of Allied Health Sciences, applicants may be required to take additional courses in allied health sciences.

Minimum Graduation Requirements for the Bachelor of Sciences in Health Sciences

A candidate for a Bachelor of Science degree in health sciences with concentration in health Management Sciences Program must complete a minimum of 120 semester hours of prerequisites, elective and required courses in liberal arts, allied health sciences, business and health management sciences and must satisfy the following criteria:

  • Completed all required and elective coursework in allied health sciences, liberal arts, business and health management sciences as prescribed in the curriculum sequences of the Health Sciences Management Program.
  • Obtained a minimum of cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 on a scale of 4.0.

    Prerequisite and required  courses (Mathematics, Biology,  Chemistry, Statistics, social sciences and psychology) taken more than 5 years prior to entry to the program must be updated as prescribed by the curriculum sequences of  the Health Management Sciences Program.