Applications for both first-year applicants and transfer students are accepted on an ongoing basis.

First-year applicants

First-year applicants are considered those who have never attended college or university, or those who are coming to Barry with less than 12 hours of transferable college credits. Eligibility for the specialization programs is not guaranteed and will be determined following two years of initial study in the program. To apply to Clinical Biology as a freshman, please complete the following application process:

  • Complete an online undergraduate application by creating a myBarry account.  Applying online is highly encouraged because it expedites the admission process.
  • Submit official transcripts from all secondary and post-secondary institutions. Incomplete transcripts must be updated with final official transcripts as soon as all coursework is completed.
  • Submit official SAT or ACT scores (applies to first-year students under the age of 21). The Barry University code for the SAT I is 5053; and the ACT is 0718.
  • If you have completed a G.E.D., forward the official results of that examination and the official high school transcripts documenting your secondary education.

For a more detailed description of admissions requirements, please consult the Barry University Undergraduate Catalog , or contact an Admissions representative.

Transfer students

Transfer students seeking admission to one of the BS Clinical Biology Specialization Programs, whether Histotechnology or Medical Technology, must:

  • complete the undergraduate application for admission (as indicated above);
  • 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;

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.

International Applicants

International students who have completed all or part of their college coursework 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 Students are also required to submit a score of at least 550 or higher on the paper-based Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), or 79 or higher on the Internet-based test.

The Clinical Biology with a Specialization in Medical Technology program (undergraduate and certificate) program meets the educational requirements to apply for professional licensure in the state of Florida. Barry University has not determined whether the degree program meets the educational requirements to apply for professional licensure outside of Florida. Prospective students are urged to contact their state’s licensing agency for the most up-to-date information.