CAREY HEALTH SCIENCES


Preferred Admission for High School Seniors

Have you already been Called to Care? As a high school senior, you can earn a competitive advantage for admission into one of our premier healthcare programs. If you already know that you want to serve patients by working in the healthcare field, don’t delay your purpose. Answer the call, and apply for preferred admission to Carey’s College of Health Sciences today.

Program Overview

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Applicant Prerequisites & Requirements

Prospective Students must:

Admit to Carey as a first-time freshman.
Complete all prerequisite courses at William Carey, with the exception of High School Dual Enrollment, AP, and CLEP credit.
Meet additional criteria specific to program of study:
Nursing
Applicants who are admitted to William Carey University as first-time freshman and complete all required prerequisite coursework at William Carey University will not be required to take the nursing entrance exam, provided the following requirements are met:

Must admit to William Carey University as a first-time freshman and declare Nursing as a major
Must maintain full-time status through the prerequisite period and take all prerequisite courses at William Carey University
Must have ≥ 3.5 high school GPA and maintain a minimum GPA of ≥ 3.0 based on courses required for the BSN degree; all course attempts will be calculated in the GPA
Minimum ACT score of 24
Health Information Management
Applicants who are admitted to William Carey University as first-time freshman and complete all required prerequisite coursework while maintaining full-time status at William Carey University will be granted automatic admission to the Health Information Management program, provided the following requirements are met:

Earned grade of C or better on all university core classes
Submission of complete, notarized application
Earned GPA of ≥ 2.6 on all prerequisite course work
Health Administration & Education
Applicants who are admitted to William Carey University as first-time freshman and complete all required core classes at William Carey University can transfer to complete their degree or certification in the chosen health-related field. After obtaining licensure or certification in the chosen field, the student will be granted automatic admission to the Health Administration and Education program, provided the following requirements are met:

Submission of complete application
Must be in good standing at William Carey University and must have completed designated core and prerequisite courses with a grade of C or better in each course
Earned cumulative GPA of ≥ 2.5
Must hold an associate’s degree in a health-related field or be certified, registered, or licensed in a health-related field or have an associate’s degree equivalent
Pharmacy
Applicants who are graduating from William Carey University with a baccalaureate degree will be guaranteed an interview provided the following requirements are met:

Student must be admitted as a freshman to William Carey University and complete all required prerequisite coursework at William Carey University
Student must achieve overall GPA of ≥ 3.5
Student must achieve cumulative science and math GPA of ≥ 3.3
Student must apply for admission through PharmCAS and notify the Assistant Director of admissions of intent to apply through the guaranteed interview process
Physical Therapy
Applicants who are graduating from William Carey University with a baccalaureate degree will be granted a 20% addition to their overall admission score, provided the student was admitted as a freshman to William Carey University and completed all degree requirements for their baccalaureate degree at William Carey University.
William Carey University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award bachelor, master, education specialist, and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of William Carey University.

The baccalaureate and master’s degree programs in nursing at William Carey University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).

William Carey University’s Health Information Management program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM), 200 East Randolph Street, Suite 5100, Chicago, Illinois, 60601; (312-235-3255).
The Physical Therapy Program at William Carey University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 3030 Potomac Ave., Suite 100, Alexandria, VA 22305-3085, (703-706-3245); email accreditation@apta.org; website: http://www.capteonline.org.
William Carey University School of Pharmacy’s Doctor of Pharmacy program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, 190 South LaSalle Street, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60603, (312-664-3575); FAX (866-228-2631), web site www.acpe-accredit.org.