Applications for both first year applicants and transfer students are accepted on an ongoing basis.
First year applicants, or those with less than 60 hours of transferrable credits and lacking the pre-requisites listed below, must first apply to the Pre-Health Professions Track. Eligibility for the specialization programs is not guaranteed and will be determined following two years of initial study in the program. To apply to the Pre-Health Professions Track, please click here:
Barry University students seeking a change of major into one of the specialization programs should have satisfied the following pre-requisites before applying: a minimum of 12 credit hours in biology (general biology with lab, anatomy and physiology with labs), eight credits in chemistry (general chemistry with lab and introduction to biochemistry and organic chemistry with labs), four credits of physics and six credits of college-level math (algebra and statistics).
Transfer students seeking admission to the BS Clinical Biology Specialization Programs (whether Histotechnology, Medical Technology or Nuclear Medicine Technology) should have satisfied the pre-requisites listed above. To apply as a transfer student, you must:
- provide official transcripts from all colleges and/or universities attended;
- complete a Health Sciences admission application (Barry students will seek a change of major);
- have a minimum grade of C in all college-level science courses and an overall grade point average of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale;
- submit two satisfactory professional letters of recommendation from faculty or supervisors;
- submit a statement of purpose
Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis and all documentation must be mailed directly to the Health Sciences Admissions Office at Barry University. The address is:
Health Sciences Admissions Office
11300 NE 2nd Avenue
Miami Shores, FL 33161
Students may transfer up to 64 credits from an accredited community college and an additional 26 upper-level credit hours from an accredited university. Eligibility for each specialization option is at the discretion of the Program Director. An interview is required before admittance to the program.
International students who have completed all or part of their college course work outside of the United States must submit their transcripts to a foreign transcript evaluation agency for course and grade evaluations. The agency must be a member of NACES (for a list of current NACES members, please visit www.naces.org). Students are also required to submit a score of at least 550 or higher on the paper based TOEFL or 79 or higher on the Internet-based test on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).